Fla. Green Groups Sue EPA Over Water Quality Regs

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 1:23 PM EST) -- Florida Wildlife Federation Inc. and other environmental groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a provision in newly finalized nutrient limits for Florida waters that they say allows for extensive noncompliance with those criteria.

FWF, St. Johns Riverkeeper Inc. and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida Inc. filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida over a “broad” amendment mechanism in the pollution regulations that allows a public or private party to try to change the nutrient...
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