Facing Criticism, EPA Plans To Revise ELGs To Target PFAS, Nutrients

September 8, 2021
EPA is planning to revise technology-based limits on discharges from the chemical manufacturing and metal finishing sectors to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for the first time, and to revise discharge limits for slaughterhouses to reduce nutrients, handing a win to environmentalists who are pushing to toughen such standards. The agency Sept. 8 released its Preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 , which announces the three new rulemakings, new studies on PFAS discharges from landfills and manufacturers of textiles...

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