Tag Archives: Effluent Limitation Guidelines

EPA Postpones Effluent Limits for Power Plants

On April 25, the EPA postponed the remaining compliance dates for steam powered electric generation plants to implement more stringent effluent limits under the Clean Water Act.  EPA postponed the dates (some of which could have taken effect as early as November 2018) to reconsider the rule after receiving petitions from interested groups. The rule … Continue Reading

US EPA Reissues and Replaces 2008 Stormwater Construction General Permit For Five Year Term

On February 16, 2012, US EPA reissued and renewed the expiring 2008 Stormwater Construction General Permit (CGP) for a five-year term.  The new permit covers stormwater discharges from disturbances of one or more acres of land.  EPA states that the CGP is issued to “improve its readability, clarity, and enforceability.”  EPA’s Fact Sheet summarizing the … Continue Reading