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EPA Issues Rule for Dental Facilities; Compliance Deadline is October 2020

Post Date:09/10/2019 10:32 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act to reduce discharges of mercury and other metals from dental offices into municipal sewage treatment plants. 

Dental facilities in the City of Melbourne are required to complete and submit a Dental Facility Discharge Control Guideline and Pollution Prevention Plan by October 2020. Please contact Randall Greer, Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator, for more information: 321-608-5816 or

For more information about the rule, visit the Dental Facility Discharge Control Guidelines and Pollution Prevention Plan information page

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