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Clean Water Act

The Latest On: Clean Water Act

August 13, 2019 | Legal Document

D.C. Bacterial Total Daily Limits Decision

The Clean Water Act and its implementing regulations create an intricate process in which States and the Environmental Protection Agency share responsibility for monitoring and limiting pollution in the nation’s navigable waters. As one part of that process, States must establish water quality standards for bodies of water within their borders.

August 6, 2019 | In the News: NBC News

Clean Water Case Ferments Trouble For Craft Breweries And Environmentalists

David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This case pits those who are committed to the protection of life-giving, clean water against the Trump administration and polluting industries that want free rein to use groundwater as a sewer to dump their waste and toxic discharges into our nation’s lakes, rivers and oceans.”

July 10, 2019 | Legal Document

Order re: Summary Judgment and Dismissal

Na Kia‘i Kai, Surfrider Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network North America seek injunctive and declaratory relief for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, and breach of public trust as a result of discharges from the Mānā Plain near Kekaha, Kauai, Hawai‘i into the Pacific Ocean.

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