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September 28, 2017 | Reference

EPA-HQ-2017-005671 Steam Electric Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards Rule Overview [Redacted]

To find out why the agency would take an action so contrary to the public’s interest, Earthjustice filed a FOIA request on behalf of the coalition in April 2017, asking the EPA to provide the documents that led to the decision to allow more toxic coal waste dumping in America’s waterways. Four months later, despite acknowledging that it has hundreds, if not thousands, of documents that are responsive to the request, the EPA has produced only one document—and much of that document was inked out before releasing.