EPA Weighs Future Changes To Effluent Limits For Several Major Sectors

January 11, 2021
EPA’s latest plan for updating effluent standards for many industries says the agency is continuing to study the electrical and electronic components (E&EC) sector and the meat and poultry products industry to assist its review of whether to make any future changes to those limits. The E&EC effluent limitation guidelines (ELGs) have not been revised since they were first issued in 1983, and the agency says in the final plan released Jan. 11 that it intends to study if considerable...

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