California lawmakers press EPA to drop appeal of salt ponds case

February 22, 2021
A group of 10 Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation, including its two senators, is urging the Biden EPA to drop the agency’s appeal of a federal district court ruling that found the Trump administration had incorrectly declared salt ponds near the San Francisco Bay as being outside the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA). “The Trump Administration’s actions threaten the health and stability of our ecosystems and water resources. We urge you to uphold federal environmental laws and...

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