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EPA Unveils Effluent Guidelines Program Plan and Review Report

08/08/13

Source: SOCMA
Related Topics: Clean Air Act (as Amended) US Environmental Protection Agency
Yesterday, EPA announced the availability of the Preliminary 2012 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan (``Preliminary 2012 Plan'') and EPA's 2011 Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Report.  (EPA is required by the Clean Water Act to biennially publish a plan for new and revised effluent guidelines “which identifies any new or existing industrial categories selected for effluent guidelines rulemaking and provides a schedule for such rulemaking….The findings from the 2011 Annual Reviews were used in developing the Preliminary 2012 Plan and will be used in developing the Final 2012 Plan.”)  The Preliminary 2012 Plan can be found here:  http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/lawsguidance/cwa/304m/index.cfm ; The 2011 Review Report can be found on the same page.  Comments are due on both documents on October 7, and EPA lays out some specific areas for which it is soliciting comment. 






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