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EPA Asks Judges To Back Ruling Avoiding National CWA 'Blending' Order

May 18, 2017
EPA is asking a federal appeals court to reject municipal wastewater authorities' call to rehear a ruling that blocked their bid for a court order enforcing nationwide restrictions on the agency's Clean Water Act (CWA) authority to bar “blending” at treatment plants, arguing that the ruling avoiding such an order was legally correct. The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a May 16 brief on EPA's behalf with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia opposing any rehearing...


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