Florida Sues EPA Over Water Quality Regulations

Law360, New York (December 7, 2010, 7:29 PM EST) -- Florida is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over newly finalized nutrient limits for the state's waters, accusing the agency of interfering with ongoing nutrient pollution abatement programs designed to bring impaired waterways into compliance with the Clean Water Act.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by Commissioner of Agriculture Charles H. Bronson in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, takes issue with a rule signed by EPA Administer Lisa Jackson on Nov. 14 that finalizes limits on nutrient pollution allowed in Florida's lakes,...
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