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enforceable requirements

Enforceable requirements are conditions or limitations in permits issued under the Clean Water Act, section 402 or 404, that, if violated, could result in the issuance of a compliance order or initiation of a civil or criminal action under federal or applicable state laws.

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If a permit has not been issued, the term includes any requirement, that, in the regional administrator's (RA's) judgment, would be included in the permit when issued. Where no permit applies, the term includes any requirement that the RA determines is necessary for the best practical waste treatment technology to meet applicable criteria.