From Inside PFAS Policy

Power Plant ELG Suggests States Include Site-Specific PFAS Monitoring

May 9, 2024
EPA in its recently updated effluent limitation guidelines (ELG) for coal-fired power plants is suggesting states include PFAS monitoring and possibly best management practices (BMPs) in site-specific water discharge permits for power plants, marking the first time the agency has addressed PFAS, even indirectly, in an ELG. “While the steam electric power sector was not identified as one of the top PFAS dischargers, the EPA notes that PFAS may nevertheless be present in steam electric discharges,” EPA says in its...


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