Enviros Hit EPA With Suit Over Lake Erie Toxic Algae Issue

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 6:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday was hit with another suit seeking to force it to decide whether the western basin of Lake Erie in Ohio should be designated as “impaired,” with environmental advocates saying that the lake has been plagued by pollution that has led to harmful algal booms.

The Environmental Law and Policy Center, along with two members of Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie, filed a complaint in Ohio federal court against the EPA, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the EPA’s Region...
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