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EPA Announces Stay of Deadlines and Reconsideration of ELGs for Steam Electric Power Plants

GettyImages-182925285_bwOn April 12, 2017, the EPA announced that it will reconsider and administratively stay future deadlines of the 2015 final rule that set new, technology-based effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) and standards for steam electric power plants under the Clean Water Act. The final rule places significant burden on affected segments of the steam electric power … Continue Reading

EPA Tightens Pollution Controls for Steam Electric Power Plants

ENVIRO_iStock_000000949049_Large_BWOn September 30, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the pre-publication notice of a final rule that sets new technology-based effluent limitations guidelines and standards (ELGs) for the steam electric power generating industry.  Both the final rule and the proposed rule published in June 2013 were issued pursuant to a schedule approved … Continue Reading
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