By Jeryl L. Olson and Eric E. Boyd

On July 7, 2011, the Illinois Pollution Control Board issued a proposal that will for the first time require wastewater dischargers to certain portions of the Chicago Area Waterway System (“CAWS”) to disinfect their discharges.  The Board proposal, in the rulemaking docketed as In the Matter of: Water Quality Standards and Effluent Limitations for

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