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EPA Defends Constitutionality Of Obama-Era Stormwater General Permits

July 06, 2018
EPA is defending a pair of Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) general permits for small New England stormwater utilities from a legal attack by a municipal group, with the Trump administration rejecting claims that the federal permits violate the Constitution because they set stricter mandates in some states than others. In a July 2 filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, EPA pushes back against a bid by challengers to block enforcement of the...


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