Wastewater Sector Says EPA Lacks Power To Limit 'Blending' In CWA Rule

October 16, 2018
Wastewater industry representatives are calling on EPA to avoid any direct restrictions on wastewater “blending” in its upcoming Clean Water Act (CWA) rule addressing the practice, warning the agency that it has no statutory power to limit use of blending if the facilities are meeting permit limits and state water quality standards. During EPA's Oct. 16 listening session on the planned CWA blending rule in Washington, D.C., speakers representing the treatment sector said regulators should consider setting a threshold for...

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