EPA Failing To Enforce Clean Water Act In Mo.: Suit

Law360, New York (August 5, 2010, 2:53 PM EDT) -- An environmental group has filed suit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of failing to ensure that all bodies of water in Missouri are subject to protection under the Clean Water Act.

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment Foundation filed the suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, claiming that officials in the state have not given designations to most bodies of water in the state that would subject them to the law.

As a result, 80 percent of the...
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