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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AG24 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Revisions to the Metal Finishing Effluent Guidelines to Address PFAS Discharges in Chromium Electroplating Wastewater 

Under this action, EPA is revising the Metal Finishing ELGs at 40 CFR part 433 to address discharges of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater from chromium electroplating facilities. This action is a commitment in the Agency PFAS Strategic Roadmap released in 2021.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 433    40 CFR 413   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1311    33 U.S.C. 1314    33 U.S.C. 1361   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Phillip Flanders
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 4303T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-8323
Fax:202 566-1053