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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AG22 Publication ID: Spring 2023 
Title: Clean Water Act Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Meat and Poultry Products Point Source Category 

As announced in the Effluent Limitations Guidelines Program Plan 15, EPA has initiated a rulemaking to revise the existing Meat and Poultry Products (MPP) Effluent Guidelines and Standards (ELGs) (40 CFR part 432) to address nutrient discharges. The MPP ELGs were last revised in 2004 and currently apply to only a subset of facilities nationwide. The current MPP ELGs also do not limit nutrient discharges from all regulated facilities.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 432   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1311, 1314, 1316, 1317, 1361   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2023 
Final Rule  08/00/2025 
Additional Information: EPA-HQ-OW-2021-0736.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
Sectors Affected: 11521 Support Activities for Animal Production; 311111 Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing; 311119 Other Animal Food Manufacturing; 31161 Animal Slaughtering and Processing; 311611 Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering; 311612 Meat Processed from Carcasses; 311613 Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing; 311615 Poultry Processing; 424470 Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jesse Pritts
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
Mail Code 4303T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-1038

Stephen Whitlock
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-1541