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Faulting EPA 'Maneuvering,' Judge Orders Quick Decision On Erie Impairment

April 13, 2018
A federal judge is giving EPA until May 15 to make a final decision on Ohio's 2016 list of impaired waters that fails to include the open waters of Lake Erie, finding that the agency's “legal maneuvering” has prevented him from ruling on environmentalists' suit that seeks to force the agency to reject the list and declare the lake's open waters impaired. The April 11 ruling in Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), et al. v. EPA is a technical...

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