EAB To Weigh Trump EPA's Ability To Loosen Obama-Era CWA Permits

October 29, 2018
EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) is set to hear oral argument Oct. 30 in a Clean Water Act (CWA) permit appeal that could set a new precedent on the agency's authority to loosen pollution restrictions in permits based on waterbody cleanup plans -- potentially boosting or putting new limits on its ability to roll back Obama-era permit terms. At issue in In re: City of Ruidoso Downs and Village of Ruidoso Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is the revised National...

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