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effluent


EPA Loosens Limits on Coal Plant Effluent Discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that revises regulations for coal-fired power plants, a move that will limit the number of generation facilities that could incur…


EPA Sets Schedule for Potential ELG Rule Revision

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an official timeline for rulemaking that would potentially revise the Obama administration’s 2015 effluent limitations guidelines and standards (ELGs) for steam electric power…


NRG Penalized for Faulty Wastewater Treatment at Maryland Coal Plants

NRG Energy will pay $1 million in penalties, install environmental projects worth another $1 million, and complete costly upgrades under a consent decree it entered into with the state of…