EPA Will Face A Flood Of Water Issues In 2013

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 12:44 PM EST) -- Courts, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state agencies, environmental groups and individual citizens will face new and difficult questions in 2013 involving stormwater, nutrients, wetlands and water rights.

We have identified the following water issues to follow in 2013.

Nutrients and Total Maximum Daily Loads

Florida's Numeric Limits Go to Court

For years, the EPA sought to force Florida to promulgate numeric instead of narrative water quality standards for nutrients, specifically phosphorous and nitrogen, a battle that ended late last year with the final passage of new state regulations. Now, both environmental and industry groups have filed court challenges to the...

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