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Oregon Eyes New Water Trading Policy In Absence Of EPA Updating Guide

September 29, 2014
Oregon is crafting new rules to overhaul its novel but little-used water quality trading program in order to promote wider adoption of trading to improve water quality, in the absence of any EPA update to its 2003 guidance on water trading that advocates are urging the agency to update to better encourage use of the trading practices. If Oregon completes its planned rulemaking, the new policies could serve as a model to other states and interstate groups that have worked...


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