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Solutions For FGD ELG Compliance

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Ensuring Compliance

In 2015, the United States EPA issued both final Coal Combustion Rules (CCR’s) and revised Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG’s). Both of these regulations impact the water balance of power plants throughout North America. One of the primary challenges to coal-fired power plants is to meet new discharge requirements for Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) purge streams.


  • Compliance by 2018
  • Can have an impact if ELG changes
  • Larger footprint and similar costs
  • No reuse and water should be discharged

Zero Liquid Discharge

  • Five-year extension for compliance
  • No future concerns on NPDES permitting
  • Cost competitive to Phys/Chem + Bio
  • Reuse of wastewater from plant discharge

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