EPA Defends Chesapeake Bay Response In Bid To End Suits Over Cleanup

November 23, 2020
EPA is defending its interaction with states struggling to meet cleanup goals for the Chesapeake Bay, arguing to a federal district court that the Clean Water Act (CWA) does not require the agency to take specific actions to ensure the cleanup is completed by a specific date and that its evaluation of state implementation plans is not a final EPA action. The agency in a motion to dismiss a pair of coordinated lawsuits from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and...

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