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Water: Cooling Water Intakes (316b)

Cooling Water Intakes - Rulemaking History

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The most recent amendment is the 2014 Final Rule, a follow-up to the withdrawn 2004 rule.

Information on earlier rules (2001-2006) and support documents:

2001 - New Facilities (“Phase I”)

2003 - Minor Amendments to Phase I Rule

2004 - Existing Electric Power Plants (“Phase II”) (withdrawn)

2006 - Other Existing Facilities and New Offshore Oil & Gas Extraction Facilities (“Phase III”)

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact Paul Shriner, shriner.paul@epa.gov, at 202-566-1076.


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