Article on ELG Compliance by HDR’s Layman Featured in Power Magazine

(December 17, 2015) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's first update to the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines (commonly called effluent limitation guidelines or ELGs) since 1982 changes the way many power plants will operate in the future. An article by Colleen Layman, HDR's power-water management director, titled "Take These Five Steps Now to Ensure ELG Compliance at Your Power Plant" is featured in the December issue of POWER magazine.

The article gives an unfiltered look at the rule and its nuances to help power plant operators understand how each component affects their plant and presents the five steps they need to take now to be on pace with the compliance timeline. 

A registered, professional engineer Layman has over 20 years of experience in the engineering design, construction, commissioning and operation of power generating facilities. She holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering technology from Thomas Edison State College, a master's in water resources and environmental engineering from Villanova University, and an MBA in management of engineering and technology from North Central University.

Layman is president of the Society of Women Engineers, which has a membership of 30,000.