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NRDC Fights EPA Bid To Amend Water Quality Test In California Drought Suit

April 20, 2017
Environmentalists are fighting a request by EPA to stay potentially precedential litigation over California drought standards that could expand when the agency is required to approve revised state water quality standards (WQS), urging a federal court to reject the request to prevent officials from overhauling the test they have long used to determine whether standards are "revised" and subject to review. "We'll be opposing EPA's motion, which appears to be an attempt to revisit the applicable legal standard articulated by...


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