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CWA Permit Challenger Touts EAB's Authority To Hear Case Despite TMDL

March 06, 2018
A hunting range pursuing an EPA Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) challenge to an agency-issued Clean Water Act (CWA) permit for being too weak says the board has the power to hear the suit, rejecting EPA's claim that EAB can only hear challenges to the total maximum daily load (TMDL) waterbody cleanup plan the permit relies on. In a March 5 brief , the company, Rio Hondo Land & Cattle Co., calls for EAB to set a high bar for the...

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