Trump Officials Query Biden EPA’s Power Plant ELG Technology Proposal

August 11, 2021
Former Trump EPA officials are questioning whether the Biden administration’s plan to reconsider technology-based effluent limits for coal-fired power plants has predetermined that officials will require the use of membrane technology to curb toxic releases, which they say cannot be justified and violates statutory data and procedural rules. Their warnings signal that the agency is facing a continuing battle in its years-long efforts to limit discharges from coal-fired power plants and their operations, a process that dates back to the...

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