(1) The purpose of this subchapter is to establish procedures and criteria
concerning applications for state water quality certifications submitted to
the department pursuant to section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act, 33 USC
section 1341, as amended.
(2) It is the policy of the board that the
department shall ensure that any activity that requires a federal license or
permit and that may result in a discharge to state waters shall fulfill the
requirements of ARM Title 17, chapter 30 and thereby also fulfill the
requirements of 33 USC sections 1311-1313, 1316, and 1317.