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EPA draws second suit seeking Lake Erie impairment decision

May 18, 2017
EPA is facing increasing pressure to make a decision on whether Ohio's open water portions of Lake Erie should be declared impaired, a designation that can force regulatory protections, with a new lawsuit from the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) adding to an already pending suit from a coalition led by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) seeking such a decision. The ELPC suit , filed May 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, echoes...

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