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effluent limitations guidelines


A New Technology for Bottom Ash Conversion Emerges
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New environmental regulations have forced many coal power plant operators to consider alternative options for handling their boiler bottom ash. Although mechanical drag systems can often meet regulatory requirements, space…


EPA Delayed on Proposed ELG Revisions for Steam Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is behind on its proposed revisions to the Obama administration’s effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) for steam electric power plants.  In an e-mail to POWER on…


Federal Court Vacates Parts of Obama EPA’s ELG Rule 

In a legal victory for environmental groups, a federal court has vacated key portions of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) November 2015-promulgated effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) for steam electric power…


Georgia Power to Close All Coal Ash Ponds in Response to EPA CCR Rule

Georgia Power plans to close all 29 of its coal ash ponds to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) December 2014–finalized rule and forthcoming guidelines governing effluent limitations. The Southern…