Background Information for Potential Small-Entity Representatives on EPA's Rulemaking Project: "Proposed Regulations to Establish Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Section 316(b) Phase III Facilities.
Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act provides that any standard established pursuant to section 301 or 306 of the CWA and applicable to a point source must require that the location, design, construction, and capacity of cooling water intake structures reflect the best technology available (BTA) for minimizing adverse environmental impact.
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