Authority to Administer Standards Program
This tribe was granted treatment in a manner similar to a state (TAS) on June 26, 2009.
Tribe Standards in Effect for CWA Purposes
The Bad River Band’s water quality standards were approved and became effective on September 21, 2011. They include designated uses, antidegradation, and other policies and procedures establishing water quality standards for waters of the tribe.
- [See The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Water Quality Standards (PDF)] (Effective September 21, 2011)
Federally Proposed or Promulgated Standards
Water Quality Guidance for the Great Lakes System (Amended September 16, 2011)
This guidance establishes required minimum standards, antidegradation policies, and implementation procedures for waters of the Great Lakes System, and is applicable to states and tribes.
Final Water Quality Standards Bacteria Rule for Coastal and Great Lakes Recreation Waters (Effective December 16, 2004)
The goal of this rule is to ensure human health protection for coastal and Great Lakes recreation waters by protecting water quality at our nation’s beaches.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.