Inside EPA - 10/04/2019

EPA Could Revoke California’s CWA, SDWA Powers Over Water Pollution

September 26, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is hinting that the agency could revoke California’s delegated Clean Water Act (CWA) and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) powers over what EPA says are a host of water pollution problems in the state, the latest in an escalating fight between the agency and California over its delegated authorities. “Based on data and reports, the EPA is concerned that California’s implementation of federal environmental laws is failing to meet its obligations required under delegated federal programs,”...

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