Inside EPA - 09/27/2019

EPA Grappling With ‘Typical Year’ Standard For Revised CWA Regulation

September 18, 2019
EPA is currently unable to finalize its pending rule revising the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA) as it is grappling with major legal, scientific and policy questions raised by stakeholders, including the standard to use for defining the law’s reach over sources that contribute to waters in a “typical year,” water chief David Ross told House lawmakers at a Sept. 18 oversight hearing. Speaking at the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s water resources and environment panel hearing, Ross...

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