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John Watson Outlines New EPA Proposal for Effluent Limitations for Power Engineering

June 14, 2023

Spencer Fane attorney John Watson recently authored an article published in Power Engineering. In it, he outlines a new proposed rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

In his article, EPA’s Proposed Effluent Limitation Rule Complements the CCR Rule, John discusses the EPA proposal for strengthening wastewater discharge standards for coal-fired power plants. He covers what wastewaters and related toxics the rule targets, requirements that would be eliminated, implementation flexibilities, penalties for rule violation, and more.

Power Engineering is a comprehensive news outlet that aims to be “the voice of the power generation industry.” Through their daily energy news, searchable editorial archives, conference information, and weekly e-newsletter, they provide critical information to readers who wish to remain efficient and competitive in today’s market.

At Spencer Fane, John leverages his in-depth commercial trial and litigation knowledge to understand clients’ needs and goals and serves as a formidable advocate on their behalf. As both a defense trial attorney and counselor, John represents clients in a variety of complex commercial cases, including public land and natural resources law, mining, oil and gas, wildlife, toxic tort, Superfund, and air, water, and environmental waste cases.

Read the full article here.