Enviros Say EPA Ignored Pa. Sewage Law's Conflict With CWA

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT) -- An environmental group sued the Environmental Protection Agency in Pennsylvania federal court on Tuesday, claiming it failed to review a recently passed Pennsylvania state law regulating sewage in waterways that the group says violates federal law.

The Pine Creek Valley Watershed Association, the Raymond Proffitt Foundation and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network allege the EPA failed to review Act 41, which was enacted last July and revises Pennsylvania’s anti-degradation water quality standards, saying the law violates the Clean Water Act and the EPA is required to evaluate...
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