Register April 2018 No. 748
Chapter NR 280
NR 280.01   Purpose.
NR 280.02   Applicability.
NR 280.03   Definitions.
NR 280.04   Compliance with effluent limitations and standards.
NR 280.06   Application of effluent limitations and standards.
NR 280.10   Effluent limitations, best practicable treatment.
NR 280.11   Effluent limitations, best available treatment.
NR 280.12   Standards of performance.
NR 280.13   Pretreatment standards.
NR 280.01 NR 280.01Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to establish effluent limitations, standards of performance, and pretreatment standards for discharges of process wastes from the synthetic resin manufacturing category of point sources and subcategories thereof.
NR 280.01 Note Note: The authority for promulgation of this chapter is set forth in ch. NR 205.
NR 280.01 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1976, No. 246, eff. 7-1-76.
NR 280.02 NR 280.02Applicability. The effluent limitations, standards of performance, pretreatment standards and other provisions in this chapter are applicable to pollutants or pollutant properties in discharges of process waste resulting from the manufacture and associated processing of plastics and synthetics in the following subcategories:
NR 280.02(1) (1) Polyvinyl chloride produced from vinyl chloride by:
NR 280.02(1)(a) (a) Suspension polymerization,
NR 280.02(1)(b) (b) Emulsion polymerization, and
NR 280.02(1)(c) (c) Bulk polymerization;
NR 280.02(2) (2) Polyvinyl acetate produced by polymerization of vinyl acetate;
NR 280.02(3) (3) Polystyrene produced from styrene by:
NR 280.02(3)(a) (a) The suspension polymerization process, and
NR 280.02(3)(b) (b) The bulk polymerization process;
NR 280.02(4) (4) Polypropylene produced by the polymerization of propylene;
NR 280.02(5) (5) Polyethylene produced from ethylene by:
NR 280.02(5)(a) (a) The polymerization process to produce low density polyethylene,
NR 280.02(5)(b) (b) The solvent process to produce high density polyethylene, and
NR 280.02(5)(c) (c) The polyform process to produce high density polyethylene;
NR 280.02(6) (6) Cellophane produced by processing wood pulp;
NR 280.02(7) (7) Rayon produced by processing wood pulp;
NR 280.02(8) (8) ABS and SAN resins which are respectively acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene and styrene-acrylonitrile resins produced by the polymerization reactions of acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene;
NR 280.02(9) (9) Polyester materials produced by the polymerization reaction of dihydric alcohol and terephthalic acid or dimethyl terephthalate to make:
NR 280.02(9)(a) (a) Polyester resin by batch processing,
NR 280.02(9)(b) (b) Polyester fiber by batch processing,
NR 280.02(9)(c) (c) Polyester resin and fiber by continuous processing, and
NR 280.02(9)(d) (d) Polyester resin and fiber by batch processing;
NR 280.02(10) (10) Nylon 66 materials produced by the polymerization reaction of hexamethylenediamine and adipic acid to make:
NR 280.02(10)(a) (a) Nylon 66 resin,
NR 280.02(10)(b) (b) Nylon 66 fiber, and
NR 280.02(10)(c) (c) Nylon 66 resin and fiber;
NR 280.02(11) (11) Nylon 6 materials produced by the polymerization reaction of caprolactam to make:
NR 280.02(11)(a) (a) Nylon 6 resin,
NR 280.02(11)(b) (b) Nylon 6 fiber, and
NR 280.02(11)(c) (c) Nylon 6 resin and fiber;
NR 280.02(12) (12) Cellulose acetate materials produced by processing wood pulp with acetic acid and acetic anhydride to make:
NR 280.02(12)(a) (a) Cellulose acetate resin,
NR 280.02(12)(b) (b) Cellulose acetate fiber, and
NR 280.02(12)(c) (c) Cellulose acetate resin and fiber; and
NR 280.02(13) (13) Acrylic resin and fiber produced by the polymerization reaction of acrylonitrile and the copolymerization of acrylonitrile and vinylidene chloride and/or vinyl chloride. (This subcategory is suspended until further notice.)
NR 280.02(14) (14) Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymers produced by the reaction of vinyl acetate and ethylene;
NR 280.02(15) (15) Polytetrafluoroethylene produced as granular and fine powder grades, including manufacture of monomer from precursor chlorodifluoromethane;
NR 280.02(16) (16) Polypropylene fiber produced from polypropylene;
NR 280.02(17) (17) Alkyds and unsaturated polyester resins;
NR 280.02(18) (18) Cellulose nitrate produced by the reaction of fibrous cellulose and a mixture of sulfuric and nitric acids;
NR 280.02(19) (19) Polyamide (Nylon 6/12);
NR 280.02(20) (20) Polyester resins (thermoplastic) produced as saturated polyester resins based on poly (ethylene terphthalate) and poly (butylene terephthaltate); and
NR 280.02(21) (21) Silicone;
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.