EPA Blasts Enviros' Cape Cod Cleanup Suit After Talks Fail

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 2:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday sought to dismiss one of two lawsuits filed by two environmental groups over nitrogen pollution in Cape Cod, Mass., after settlement talks between the two sides — which GOP politicians opposed — failed.

In the suit the EPA seeks to dismiss, the Conservation Law Foundation Inc. and Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc. allege the agency has violated two provisions of the Clean Water Act that they contend require it to take certain specific actions to manage water quality in the...
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