GOP States Sue To Block EPA Cyber Guide As Part Of SDWA Sanitary Survey

April 18, 2023
Three Republican-led states are asking an appellate court to “set aside” EPA’s new cybersecurity requirements for state drinking water regulators under an existing Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) “sanitary survey” program, which critics say is ill-suited for bolstering cyber in the water sector. The Republican attorneys general of Missouri, Iowa and Arkansas filed an April 17 petition for review asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit to “hold unlawful and set-aside EPA’s March 3, 2023 Cybersecurity Rule...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.