1990 amendments to the General Pretreatment Regulations require each POTW to develop an Enforcement Response Plan (ERP). In order to obtain EPA and State approval, A program must have an ERP which is authorized by the approved pretreatment program.
Enforcement Response Plans
•Help maintain consistent enforcement actions.
•Prevent politics from interfering with enforcement actions.
•Provide a step by step escalating enforcement.
Escalating enforcement begins with Level A, with Level E being the most serious violation.
Levels Of Violations