OMA Comments on ORSANCO’s Proposed Revisions to Pollution Control Standards

Earlier this week, the OMA submitted comments pertaining to the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) and potential revisions to the commission’s pollution control standards (PCS).

In its comments, the OMA expressed concerns that differences between ORSANCO’s standards and those of the Clean Water Act “can and do lead to confusion for the manufacturing community” and that “there is often no effective way to question or challenge the appropriateness or applicability of the underlying PCS in specific permitting situations.” OMA recommended that the PCS should be removed from the ORSANCO program.

For the full text of the letter, click here. 4/16/2019