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In addition to the permit fee the facility will be required to test their wastewater at set intervals outlined in the permit. The cost of the periodic sampling events will vary greatly depending on how many and what kinds of parameters are listed in the facility's permit as well as the lab chosen to do the work. There are several independent labs in the Shreveport area to choose from.
It depends of how the industry is classified (general, non-significant, or significant industrial user). The parameters that will be required to test for depend solely on the characterization of the waste being discharged.
That determination will be made based on the information that is submitted in the application form
The rules that define who needs a permit can be found at Title 33 Section 3241. B. 14. a-k. of the Louisiana Administrative Code.
The rules may appear somewhat complex and confusing; however, the list below is a simplified guide to assist you to determine if your facility needs a permit. The list uses "SIC" codes to determine if you may need a storm water permit. If you do not know your facility's SIC code, the Standard Industrial Classification Index from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration can help you. Or, just call us at 673-6583 we'll be glad to assist.
• 1011 thru 1499, mining and mineral extraction• 2011 thru 3999, manufacturing• 4011* thru 4581*, transportation*If facility has vehicle maintenance shops, equipment cleaning operations, fueling, or air port de-icing operations.• 5015, automobile junkyards• 5093, metal scrap yards• 5171, petroleum bulk stations Additionally, the following types of facilities are required to have storm water permits: • Hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facilities.• Landfills, land application sites, and open dumps.• Steam electric power generating facilities, including coal handling sites. U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & He
The completed NOI is then sent to the DEQ, with a copy going to the City of Shreveport. Once the permit certification has been sent to your facility, you are required to send a copy of it to:
City of ShreveportStorm Water SectionP.O. Box 31109Shreveport, LA 71130
Obligations Under the PermitThe applicant must develop and maintain a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3) as a requirement of this permit. The EPA has developed a guidance manual to assist in the development of your SWP3, entitled Storm Water Management for Industrial Activities, Developing Pollution Prevention Plans and Best Management Practices.
Completion of the SWP3 is required when the NOI is submitted. A copy or a synopsis of the SWP3 must be sent to the city at the address above.