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States Question Impacts, Feasibility Of EPA Water Quality Trading Plan

January 10, 2020
State officials are providing a mixed reaction to EPA’s recent proposal to ease credit generation for water quality trading, with those states that have established trading programs raising concerns about conflicts between EPA’s approach and their programs while others strongly supporting the proposal but seeking clarification on how it would be implemented. The recent written comments from a dozen states respond to EPA’s September proposal that further details one of six principles outlined in a February policy memorandum to update...


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