Weeks After Trump EO, States Decry Lack Of EPA Talks On Section 401

May 6, 2019
Officials from a variety of states are continuing to raise concerns over what they say is EPA's failure to consult with them as officials weigh President Donald Trump's recent order requiring EPA to limit states' Clean Water Act (CWA) roles reviewing federal decisions, despite the agency's pledge to “immediately engage with our state and tribal partners.” “We're very concerned about how that executive order is going to be implemented,” Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles, a Republican who led...

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