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UWAG petition to Reconsider the Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category.

The Utility Water Act Group:

  1. ("UWAG") hereby petitions the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 553(e) for a rulemaking to reconsider the Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category; Final Rule (the “ELG Rule,” the “Final Rule,” or “Rule”).
  2. UWAG also seeks an administrative stay of the Rule pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 705 because the Rule is currently in litigation.
  3. and "justice so requires."
  4. Furthermore, the EPA should take all other administrative actions that may be necessary to assure the immediate suspension or delay of the Rule’s fast-approaching compliance deadlines while EPA works to reconsider and revise, as appropriate, the substantive requirements of the current Rule pursuant to notice and comment rulemaking.
  5. UWAG also seeks an administrative stay of the Rule pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 705 because the Rule is currently in litigation. 

About the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines - 2015 Final Rule.

Related: SBA Petition for Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category

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