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Revisions to the Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category

May 10th, 2024 by Ann Rippe

Action Forcing Change
Summary: EPA is finalizing revisions to the technology-based effluent limitations guidelines and standards (ELGs) for the Steam Electric Power Generating point source category. EPA is establishing a zero-discharge limitation for all pollutants in flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater, bottom ash (BA) transport water, and combustion residual leachate (CRL). Additionally, EPA is establishing numeric discharge limitations for mercury and arsenic in unmanaged CRL and for legacy wastewater during the closure process.
[Full Text - 89 FR 40198]

Citations: 40 CFR 423

Date Posted: 5/9/2024
Date Effective: 7/8/2024
Type of Action: Final Rule

Ann Rippe

Ann Rippe

Manager of Regulatory Services

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