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District Court Urged To Deny EPA Bid For Remand Of Maine WQS Rejection

October 05, 2018
Two Maine tribes are urging a federal district court to deny EPA's request for a voluntary remand of the agency's 2015 rejection of some of the state's water quality standards (WQS), arguing the agency's stated reasons for seeking a remand fall short of satisfying EPA's legal burden. In separate briefs to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, the Penobscot Nation and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians say EPA has already reconsidered its decision since the start...

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