Summary: H.R.5421 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/20/2004)

Save Our Waters From Sewage Act of 2004 - Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in administering the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program, from promulgating regulations or issuing guidance authorizing a publicly-owned treatment works to divert flows to bypass a portion of its treatment facility.

Creates an exception for situations where the bypass is unavoidable to prevent loss of life, personal injury, or severe property damage.