EPA Funding Rule Imperils NY Waterfront Projects: Enviros

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT) -- In response to a new funding use rule adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, several green groups cried foul Friday, saying its strict limits will imperil New York waterfront projects.

The groups say the rule adopted last month by regional administrators limiting the way federal funds can be used in waterfront projects will put a halt on projects that allow local residents to enjoy harbors. To qualify for Section 320 grants funded by the Clean Water Act, projects will no longer be able to put...
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