Modern Medicine: Stormwater Antidotes for Galvanizers

American Galvanizers Association TechForum, Scottsdale, AZ


Agency Enforcement Strategy

Emphasis changing from “outreach and compliance assistance” to “targeting potential compliance assistance” to “targeting potential enforcement candidates” enforcement candidates

Priority: industrial stormwater dischargers

  • Weak documentation
  • Discharges ‘above’ the mean for priority pollutants the mean for priority pollutants

Strategy for Not Being a Target

Have a permit

Submit reports on time

Have records organized, available on available on “no -notice”

  • Hard Copy = Proof

Implement BMPs

  • Drop your numbers to look like neighboring industry like neighboring industry
converging stormwater regulatory programs
any reason for concern
recent stormwater-permitting development