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September 30, 2015 | Article

EPA Updates 30-Year-Old Water Quality Standards

After 30-plus years of inaction, the EPA recently issued requirements that power plants use affordable, state-of-the-art technologies to reduce their pollution—or eliminate it where feasible.

September 25, 2015 | Legal Document


Maui County and four community groups represented by Earthjustice—Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund, Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club-Maui Group, and West Maui Preservation Association—lodged a settlement in federal court that requires the County to come up with safer ways to dispose of wastewater at its Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.