EPA Probe Of Power Plant, Health Care Facility Waste

Law360, New York (June 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Based on its annual review of wastewater discharges, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced on December 21, 2006 that it will continue to examine discharges from steam electric generating plants and will further examine whether pretreatment is necessary for wastewater discharges from hospitals and other health care facilities. 71 Fed. Reg. 76644.

Controlling pollutant discharges from electric generation facilities and health care facilities can be expensive undertakings from an engineering perspective. These industries should pay close attention to the progress of the USEPA’s studies to...
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