Environmentalists Press EPA To Update Scores Of Industrial Effluent Limits

September 22, 2021
Correction Appended Dozens of environmental groups are urging EPA to update technology-based effluent limitation guidelines (ELGs) for scores of industrial dischargers, saying the agency’s “fundamentally flawed” approach to reviewing the rules has led it to keep in place dozens of rules that are at least 30 years old, despite a statutory duty to revise the limits as needed. “While we applaud EPA’s recent determination that the ELGs for three industries warrant revision, the fact remains that the Agency is...

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