2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 283. Pollution discharge elimination.
283.45 Fact sheets.
283.45 Fact sheets.
(1) For every discharge which has a total volume of more than 500,000 gallons on any day of the year, except a storm water discharge for which a permit is issued under s. 283.33, the department shall, following public notice, prepare and send to any person who so requests, a fact sheet concerning the application described in the public notice.
(2) The contents of such fact sheets shall be established by the department by rule and shall include at least the following information:
(a) A sketch or detailed description of the location of the discharge described in the application;
(b) A quantitative description of the discharges described in the application;
(c) A statement of the tentative determination to issue or deny the permit application;
(d) If a determination to issue a permit is made, then the following information shall also be included:
1. The proposed effluent limitation for those pollutants proposed to be limited;
2. A proposed schedule of compliance, including interim dates and requirements, for meeting the proposed effluent limitations;
3. A brief description of any other proposed special conditions which will have a significant impact upon the discharge described in the application;
(e) A brief description of the uses for which the receiving waters have been classified, of the applicable water quality standards and effluent standards;
(f) A more detailed description of the procedures for the formulation of final determinations than that given in the public notice.
(3) If the department proposes to include a water quality based effluent limitation in the permit, a fact sheet prepared under this section shall include all of the following:
(a) A description of the calculation used by the department to derive the water quality based effluent limitation.
(b) A discussion of the rationale used by the department to determine whether or not a compliance schedule for the water quality based effluent limitation shall be included in the proposed permit and the rationale used to develop any such schedule. The discussion shall include a description of treatment technologies or control strategies that may be available to the permittee for achieving compliance with the water quality based effluent limitation.
(c) The assumptions and information used by the department to calculate the mixing zone for the discharge.