EPA Aims To Save $29M A Year With CWA E-Reporting

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to overhaul its Clean Water Act reporting system that will shift hundreds of thousands of municipal and industrial data submissions to an electronic reporting system, a move expected to save the agency $29 million per year, it said Wednesday.

The e-reporting modernization project outlined in the agency's proposed rulemaking will allow for online access to the inspection, pollution monitoring and enforcement history of individual facilities via the EPA's website. It will apply to the 46 states authorized to administer...
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