EPA Resists Bay Cleanup ‘Mischaracterization,’ And Warns State Critic

January 29, 2020
EPA is defending its commitment to ensure the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay under a total maximum daily load (TMDL), saying doubts of the agency’s position are based on a “mischaracterization” of an agency official’s remarks and suggesting that Maryland, one of the biggest state critics of its actions, is failing to meet its own commitments. “The EPA and the Bay jurisdictions, together, have legal authority to ensure the Bay TMDL's implementation. As it has done since the Bay TMDL...

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