Inside EPA - 09/25/2015

States Weigh Hurdles For Using Interstate Trading To Implement Bay TMDL

September 23, 2015
Correction Appended State regulators in the Chesapeake Bay region are weighing the use of water quality trading, including interstate trades, to comply with EPA's landmark multi-state Clean Water Act (CWA) cleanup plan for the bay after it survived an industry legal challenge -- but substantial hurdles remain for states to craft programs that would allow for interstate trades. Speaking to Inside EPA following the Environmental Council of the States' (ECOS) fall meeting Sept. 3 in Newport, RI, Maryland...

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