EPA Sued To Issue Novel Stormwater Permits But Faces Industry Scrutiny

November 4, 2022
Environmentalists are suing EPA to force the agency to implement its novel decision to expand Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting requirements to cover a large swath of currently unregulated stormwater sources in three Massachusetts watersheds, even as industry representatives are warning the precedent-setting decision could face legal scrutiny. The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) Nov. 2 sued EPA in a federal court in Massachusetts, alleging the agency violated the water law by failing to take...

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