EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Consent Decree in Clean Water Act Case

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed consent decree that would settle litigation alleging the agency failed to perform duties mandated by the Clean Water Act to revise the effluent limitations guidelines and promulgate pretreatment standards for the Meat and Poultry Products industrial category. EPA is accepting public comments on the proposed consent decree through March 31, 2023.