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EPA Floats Options To Ease Credit Generation For Water Quality Trading

September 05, 2019
EPA is asking for comment on several policy options to boost the use of water quality trading by making it easier for non-point sources of pollution to generate credits for sale, the latest action in the agency’s push to use non-regulatory approaches to meet environmental goals and an effort to expand updated trading policy released earlier this year. Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the policy proposal Sept. 5 at the annual meeting of the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council in Oxon Hill,...

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