EPA, Environmentalists Clash On Remedy In Closely Watched Nutrients Suit

July 9, 2019
In a case being watched across the country, EPA and environmentalists are outlining competing approaches and timelines to remedy a judge’s finding that EPA improperly approved Montana's plan to allow dischargers 17 years to meet a controversial variance to stringent nutrient standards. In recent briefs to the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, EPA and the state of Montana and several municipal organizations ask the court to remand EPA’s approval while the environmental group, Upper Missouri Waterkeeper, is...

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