Part 401 General Provisions
Part 403 General Pretreatment Regulations for Existing and New Sources of Pollution
Part 405 Dairy Products Processing Point Source Category
Part 406 Grain Mills Point Source Category
Part 407 Canned and Preserved Fruits and Vegetables Processing Point Source Category
Part 408 Canned and Preserved Seafood Processing Point Source Category
Part 409 Sugar Processing Point Source Category
Part 410 Textile Mills Point Source Category
Part 411 Cement Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 412 Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Point Source Category
Part 413 Electroplating Point Source Category
Part 414 Organic Chemicals, Plastics, and Synthetic Fibers
Part 415 Inorganic Chemicals Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 417 Soap and Detergent Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 418 Fertilizer Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 419 Petroleum Refining Point Source Category
Part 420 Iron and Steel Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 421 Nonferrous Metals Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 422 Phosphate Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 423 Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category
Part 424 Ferroalloy Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 425 Leather Tanning and Finishing Point Source Category
Part 426 Glass Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 427 Asbestos Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 428 Rubber Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 429 Timber Products Processing Point Source Category
Part 430 The Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Point Source Category
Part 432 Meat and Poultry Products Point Source Category
Part 433 Metal Finishing Point Source Category
Part 434 Coal Mining Point Source Category BPT, Bat, BCT Limitations and New Source Performance Standards
Part 435 Oil and Gas Extraction Point Source Category
Part 436 Mineral Mining and Processing Point Source Category
Part 437 The Centralized Waste Treatment Point Source Category
Part 438 Metal Products and Machinery Point Source Category
Part 439 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 440 Ore Mining and Dressing Point Source Category
Part 441 Dental Office Point Source Category
Part 442 Transportation Equipment Cleaning Point Source Category
Part 443 Effluent Limitations Guidelines for Existing Sources and Standards of Performance and Pretreatment Standards for New Sources for the Paving and Roofing Materials (Tars and Asphalt) Point Source Category
Part 444 Waste Combustors Point Source Category
Part 445 Landfills Point Source Category
Part 446 Paint Formulating Point Source Category
Part 447 Ink Formulating Point Source Category
Part 449 Airport Deicing Point Source Category
Part 450 Construction and Development Point Source Category
Part 451 Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Point Source Category
Part 454 Gum and Wood Chemicals Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 455 Pesticide Chemicals
Part 457 Explosives Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 458 Carbon Black Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 459 Photographic Point Source Category
Part 460 Hospital Point Source Category
Part 461 Battery Manufacturing Point Source Category
Part 463 Plastics Molding and Forming Point Source Category
Part 464 Metal Molding and Casting Point Source Category
Part 465 Coil Coating Point Source Category
Part 466 Porcelain Enameling Point Source Category
Part 467 Aluminum Forming Point Source Category
Part 468 Copper Forming Point Source Category
Part 469 Electrical and Electronic Components Point Source Category
Part 471 Nonferrous Metals Forming and Metal Powders Point Source Category

Terms Used In CFR > Title 40 > Chapter I > Subchapter N - Effluent Guidelines and Standards

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.