The American Public Power Association is pleased to host a briefing on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule addressing effluent concentration limits for certain metals in power plant wastewater under the Clean Water Act.
The Steam Electric Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG) Reconsideration Rule changes several aspects of the coal-fired power plant effluent limitations included in the 2015 Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards rule, including the limits for two waste streams: flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater and bottom ash (BA) transport water. Among other things, the final rule addresses the effluent concentration limits for mercury, arsenic, selenium, nitrate/nitrite as nitrogen, bromide, and total suspended solids in FGD and BA. EPA estimates that these changes will reduce annual compliance costs by $140 million.
Plant managers, plant engineers, regulatory and compliance specialists
- Amy McDonnell, Counsel, Duncan & Allen
- Carolyn Slaughter, Environmental Policy Director, American Public Power Association
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Format and Log-In Information
- This webinar will be offered on the Zoom Webinar platform.
- Log-in information will be sent out the day before the event. If you do not receive the reminder email, please email [email protected].
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Privacy and Security
The American Public Power Association takes your privacy and security very seriously. For this reason, we have put the following security measures in place for this course:
- A random Meeting ID
- Enabled waiting room to screen meeting participants
- Restricted screen sharing to hosts only
Code of Conduct
Participants agree to abide by the APPA Code of Conduct. If participants engage in unacceptable behavior as outlined in the code, the Association may take any action it deems appropriate, including but not limited to, expulsion from the current and future meetings, with no warning or refund.
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