Democratic States, Environmentalists Oppose EPA CWA Permitting Guide

January 13, 2021
Democratic state attorneys general (AGs) and environmentalists are calling on EPA to withdraw its guidance implementing a landmark Supreme Court ruling on when pollutants that travel through groundwater to surface waters require a Clean Water Act (CWA) permit, calling the proposed guidance illegal on several fronts. The National Ground Water Association (NGWA), which represents groundwater professionals working for private industry, the consulting community, academic institutions and local, state and federal government, does not go as far as calling for EPA...

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