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EPA, environmentalists spar over Alabama impaired waters revision

November 07, 2019
EPA and environmentalists are sparring over the agency’s attempt to revise its contested approval of Alabama’s decision to remove three stream segments from its Clean Water Act (CWA) list of impaired waters, with EPA asking a federal court to voluntarily remand the decision and environmentalists insisting the court must first vacate the approval. In a recent request to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, EPA says a voluntary remand would allow it to reconsider Alabama’s listing...


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