Municipal Water Attorney Sees ‘Silver Lining’ In DOJ’s Bar On SEPs

November 7, 2019
Even as municipal water agencies lobby Congress to reverse the Justice Department’s (DOJ) almost certain bar on supplemental environmental projects (SEPs), a lawyer who represents some municipal agencies says there is a “silver lining” in DOJ’s policy. The lawyer, Paul Calamita of AquaLaw, said in a recent note to clients that SEPs have been “dying on the vine and we likely won’t miss them." He adds that some projects have made sense over the years, but SEPs have largely been...

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