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Sportsmans' groups resist GOP call to withdraw CWA mine 'veto'

The battle echoes disputes in the Bush administration when groups that generally supported the administration clashed over the reach of Clean Water Act protections.

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201940

Sportsmens' groups resist GOP call to withdraw CWA mine 'veto'

The battle echoes disputes in the Bush administration when groups that generally supported the administration clashed over the reach of Clean Water Act protections.

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201946

EPA Rejects Fluoride Ban But Details New TSCA Path To Revive Request

EPA is rejecting health groups' petition seeking a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ban on drinking water fluoridation after finding it lacked adequate evidence of neurological risks to justify a ban, but the agency is also offering guidance on how to craft petitions to win reviews of potential bans under last year's revised TSCA.

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201933

Environmentalists sue EPA over Washington water criteria

NWEA is hoping to win a deadline for the agency to disapprove the state's policies and trigger a statutory requirement for enacting federal limits.

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201909

CLF appeals Rhode Island stormwater case dismissal

The suit could force EPA to exercise little-used authority to subject sources to stormwater discharge requirements.

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201907

EPA Extends Comment Deadline For POTW Air Rule

EPA is granting more time to weigh in on the proposed air toxics rule revisions in response to requests from publicly-owned wastewater treatment works operators.

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201906

EPA extends comment deadline on POTW air toxics rule

EPA is granting more time to weigh in on the proposed air toxics rule revisions in response to requests from publicly-owned wastewater treatment works operators.

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201914

EFAB Seeks EPA Support For Water Funding In Trump Infrastructure Push

Members of EPA's Environmental Financial Advisory Board (EFAB) are drafting a letter to agency Administrator Scott Pruitt outlining existing water infrastructure programs that they argue should receive funding support if President Donald Trump moves forward with an expected push for Congress to increase infrastructure spending.

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201900

Rep. Smith urges Pruitt to withdraw CWA Pebble Mine 'veto'

Smith and other critics have long charged that EPA's proposed veto is an unprecedented step that would allow officials to halt project they oppose before permits are sought.

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201890

Pruitt 'expressed a lot of interest' in water infrastructure issues

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is expressing “a lot of interest” in the agency's water infrastructure programs.

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201852

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