Reducing Point Source Pollution

Point source pollution is contamination that originates from a single source. This can include wastewater discharge as well as contamination from leaking septic systems, oil spills, and illegal dumping. The EPA requires National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits from anyone discharging pollutants into a waterway, though there are concerns surrounding enforcement and backlog.
People Impacted
$ 67B
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EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System,

Natural Resources Defense Council,

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