EPA Plan To Extend Key Power Plant ELG Deadline Sparks Shutdown Fears

January 10, 2023
EPA is preparing to retroactively extend a lapsed deadline for coal-fired power plants to report their plans to close and thereby qualify for a waiver from strict technology based effluent limits, a plan that is sparking fears officials may be seeking to encourage facilities to shutter by giving them time to view its upcoming plan strengthening the Trump-era limits. According to the Biden administration’s Fall Unified Agenda, released Jan. 4, EPA, as soon as this month, is planning to issue...

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