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Appalachian Power Co. v. EPA

Citation: 12 ELR 20278
No. No. 80-1663, 671 F.2d 801/17 ERC 1105/(4th Cir., 02/08/1982)

The court rules that the variance clause in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations setting out the "best practicable control technology currently available" (BPT) for the steam electric power industry pursuant to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) correctly bars consideration of a discharger's impact on receiving water qu...

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