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A U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to strengthen limits on toxic wastewater from power plants, mandating that thermoelectric (i.e., nuclear, coal, natural gas) power plants reevaluate “modern wastewater treatment technology to greatly reduce the amount of toxic pollution” that ends up contaminating soils/aquifers, rivers and lakes. ECOVAP has already deployed its Evaporation Matrices as a means to naturally dispose of this wastewater to one large power company. This company was able to reduce its disposal cost and land footprint while enabling much more environmentally-friendly disposal of its millions of gallons of toxic wastewater. (Read more…)

https://environmentalintegrity.org/news/court-orders-epa-to-strengthen-rule-on-toxic-power-plant-wastewater/