PUBLIC LAW 95-217—DEC. 27, 1977
91 STAT. 1597
(b) Section 312(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is 33 USC 1322. amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon and the following: "(10) 'commercial vessels' means those vessels used in the business of transporting property for compensation or hire, or in trans\ porting property in the business of the owner, lessee, or operator of the vessel; "(11) 'graywater' means galley, bath, and shower water.". (c) The next to the last sentence of section 312(b)(1) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is amended by inserting immediately after "Such standards" the following: "and standards established under subsection (c)(1)(B) of this section". The last sentence of such section 312(b)(1) is amended by inserting immediately after "subsection" the following: "and subsection (c) of this section". (d) Section 312(c)(1) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Great Lakes is amended by inserting " (A) " after " (1) " and by adding at the end vessels, standards. thereof a new subparagraph (B) as follows: "(B) The Administrator shall, with respect to commercial vessels on the Great Lakes, establish standards which require at a minimum the equivalent of secondary treatment as defined under section 304(d) of this Act. Such standards and regulations shall take eifect for exist- Ante, p. 1587 ing vessels after such time as the Administrator determines to be reasonable for the upgrading of marine sanitation devices to attain such (e) Section 312(f)(4) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is amended by inserting " (A) " after " (4) " and by adding at the end thereof a new subparagraph (B) as follows: "(B) Upon application by a State, the Administrator shall, by regulation, establish a drinking water intake zone in any waters within such State and prohibit the discharge of sewage from vessels within that zone.".
Drinking water intake zone regulations.
SEC. 60. Section 313 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is Cooperative amended by inserting " (a) " immediately after "SEC. 313." and by pollution control program adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b)(1) The Administrator shall coordinate with the head of each coordination. department, agency, or instrumentality of the Federal Government 33 USC 1323. having jurisdiction over any property or facility utilizing federally owned wastewater facilities to develop a program of cooperation for utilizing wastewater control systems utilizing those innovative treatment processes and techniques for which guidelines have been promulgated under section 304(d)(3). Such program shall include an Ante, p. 1588. inventory of property and facilities which could utilize such processes and techniques. "(2) Construction shall not be initiated for facilities for treatment - ;; of wastewater at any Federal property or facility after September 30, 1979, if alternative methods for wastewater treatment at such property or facility utilizing innovative treatment processes and techniques, including but not limited to methods utilizing recycle and reuse techniques and land treatment are not utilized, unless the life cycle cost of ' the alternative treatment works exceeds the life cycle cost of the most cost effective alternative by more than 15 per centum. The Adminis- Waiver, trator may waive the application of this paragraph in any case where ihe Administrator determines it to be in the public interest, or that compliance with this paragraph would interfere with the orderly compliance with conditions of a permit issued pursuant to section 402 of this Act.".
33 USC 1342.