EPA Proposes Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Steam Electric Power Plants: But Do They Do Enough?

By: Hina Gupta, Managing Editor Congress passed the Clean Water Act (“CWA”)[1] with a goal of eliminating the discharge of pollutants into navigable waters by 1985.[2] The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) strives to accomplish this goal by establishing a level of technology available for distinct industrial point source category as “effluent limitation guidelines” (ELG) that… Continue reading EPA Proposes Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Steam Electric Power Plants: But Do They Do Enough?