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Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge

2014 General Permit

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Cruise Ship Program issued a Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit 2013DB0004 on August 29, 2014. On November 12th, 2014 the Division of Water completed an informal review of the General Permit and stayed the permit. The Division remanded the permit back to the Cruise Ship Program. Informal Review Response November 12th, 2014. On November 26, 2014 the Division responded to the request with an updated Fact Sheet. Remand Response November 26, 2014. An adjudicatory hearing request was granted by the Commissioner on May 15th, 2015. A Final Decision was made on December 17th, 2015.

List of Large Cruise Ships authorized to discharge under the 2014 General Permit

File Permit Documents
Draft General Permit General Permit
Draft General Permit Fact Sheet General Permit Fact Sheet Revision 1 (November 26,2014)
Draft General Permit Fact Sheet Response to Comments on the 2014 Draft General Permit
File Request for Adjudicatory Hearing
Decision on Administrative Hearing (May 15, 2015)
Proposed Decision (October 28, 2015)
Final Decision (December 17, 2015)
File Permit Forms and Attachments
Draft General Permit Attachment 1 (Full Metals, VOC, and BNA Sampling Parameters)
Draft General Permit Notice of Intent form Notice of Intent Form
Draft General Permit Fact Sheet DMR Excel Discharge Monitoring Report
Draft General Permit Fact Sheet Notice of Intent form Notice of Termination Form
Draft General Permit Fact Sheet Notice of Intent form Noncompliance Notification Form
File Supplemental Materials
Southeast Alaska General Permit Coverage
August 29, 2014 Fact Sheet (replaced by Revision 1)
2010 Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit
EPA 2013 Vessel General Permit
File Draft 2014 General Permit
  Draft General Permit Information
Draft General Permit Draft General Permit Presentation (April 30th 2014)
File Background Materials
  2013 HB 80 Frequently Asked Questions
  Cruise Ship Program related Alaska Laws and Regulations
2009 Science Panel Preliminary Report
Alaska Water Quality Standards
File Data Used to Determine Limits
2008-2012 Effluent Sample Data (Excel file)
  Port Ambient Conditions used in Mixing Zone Modeling
  Ship Particulars Vessel Discharge Port Data used in Mixing Zone Modeling
  Ambient Ammonia and Dissolved Metals Data for the 2009 Science Advisory Panel

For more information contact the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water, Cruise Ship Environmental Compliance Program, (907) 465-5300, 410 Willoughby Avenue, Suite 303, P.O. Box 111800, Juneau, Alaska 99811-1800 or via email to edward.white@alaska.gov

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