A Criteria is Descriptive factors taken into account by EPA in setting standards for various pollutants. These factors are used to determine limits on allowable Concentration levels, and to limit the number of violations per year. When issued by EPA, the Criteria provide guidance to the states on how to establish their standards.
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A Criteria is statements of the conditions presumed to support or protect the designated use or uses of a waterbody. Criteria may be narrative or numeric.
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A Criteria (singular = criterion) is Statements of the conditions presumed to support or protect the designated use or uses of a waterbody. Criteria may be narrative or numeric.
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