EPA’s ELG Plan Targets Nutrient Releases But Warns Of Budget Limits

January 20, 2023
EPA’s just-released final plan governing its Clean Water Act (CWA) effluent limitation guidelines (ELG) program over the next two years updates earlier agency proposals for addressing releases of nutrients from meat processing facilities and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). In addition, EPA’s final ELG Program Plan 15 , released Jan. 20, reiterates agency plans to soon propose tough revisions to Trump-era standards governing discharges from coal-fired power plants. While such measures are a win for environmentalists, who have been suing...

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