3745-49-11 Coordination of Federal Water Pollution Control Act permit program with agencies of the United States.

(A) Upon the director's issuance of a draft action or proposed action on an application to issue, modify, or renew a permit to discharge sewage, industrial waste, or other wastes to waters of the state under division (J) of section 6111.03 of the Revised Code, the agency shall transmit by certified mail a copy of the permit to the regional administrator of the United States environmental protection agency, unless by written agreement the regional administrator has waived the right to receive, review, object to, or comment upon such draft action or proposed action. If the regional administrator makes timely objection in writing to the issuance of such permit as being outside the requirements of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the permit shall not be issued as a final action. The director may issue an amended draft action or amended proposed action after consideration of written comments or recommendations of the regional administrator, or may withdraw a draft action or proposed action if permitted by rule 3745-49-05 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Immediately following final issuance, modification, or renewal of a permit to discharge sewage, industrial waste, or other wastes to waters of the state under division (J) of section 6111.03 of the Revised Code, the agency shall transmit by first class mail a copy thereof to the regional administrator of the United States environmental protection agency.

(C) At the time of public notice of an application for issuance, modification, or renewal of a permit to discharge sewage, industrial waste, or other wastes to waters of the state pursuant to division (J) of section 6111.03 of the Revised Code, for a discharge for which a fact sheet is prepared pursuant to rule 3745-49-09 of the Administrative Code, the agency shall transmit a copy of the fact sheet to the district engineer of the United States army corps of engineers, for the district in which the discharge is located, unless by written agreement such district engineer has waived the right to receive a fact sheet for such discharge.

Replaces: 3745-47-10

Effective: 04/02/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/02/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03 , 3714.02 , 3734.02 , 3734.021 , 3734.12 , 3734.70 , 3734.71 , 3734.72 , 3734.73 , 3734.74 , 3745.01 , 3746.04 , 3751.02 , 3752.03 , 3753.02 , 6109.04 , 6111.03 , 6111.041
Rule Amplifies: 6111.03(J)
Prior Effective Dates: 07/05/73, 06/30/81