EPA Admins Face Heat From Lawmakers Over CWA Efforts

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 3:43 PM EDT) -- House lawmakers grilled top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials Wednesday over the agency's handling of Clean Water Act permits for coal mining operations and its attempts to address water pollution in the Gulf Coast and Chesapeake Bay that cuts off oxygen for aquatic life.

Nancy Stoner, acting assistant administrator of the EPA's Office of Water, and Mathy Stanislaus, assistant administrator of its Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, spent much of a Wednesday budget hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives fending off a slew...
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