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EAB permit case poses test for Trump EPA's nutrient policy

May 18, 2017
Environmentalists are mounting an administrative challenge with EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) against an agency-crafted Clean Water Act (CWA) permit for a Massachusetts town's wastewater treatment plant, creating a test for the Trump administration's policy on nutrient reductions mandated in CWA permits. The Buzzards Bay Coalition filed a May 15 petition with EAB asking it to strengthen the agency's CWA permit for the town of Marion, MA's wastewater treatment plant, on the grounds that the final permit -- issued on...

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