EPA Runoff Limits Costs Exceed Gains
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Search: EPA Runoff Limits Costs Exceed Gains Recently proposed Clean Water Act limits on wastewater discharges from generation facilities could cost electric cooperatives millions of dollars, and more than their environmental benefits, NRECA says. The Environmental Protection Agency proposal will particularly affect coal-fired units with wet flue gas desulfurization systems or wet ash handling. Under a settlement agreement with environmental groups that sued the agency, EPA is required to issue final effluent limitation guidelines for power plants by May 22, 2014. EP...
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