Congress Creates New EPA Offices For San Francisco Bay, Puget Sound

December 29, 2022
Recently enacted water resources legislation includes provisions that seek to bolster existing EPA regional programs aimed at restoring key waterbodies under the Clean Water Act (CWA), including creating new agency offices to implement existing programs for the San Francisco Bay and Puget Sound, WA. The legislation also reauthorizes and expands several other existing EPA regional water programs, including doubling the geographic scope of the agency’s Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program -- from 50,000 to 100,000 acres -- and increasing authorized...

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