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North Carolina sues PFAS manufacturers for natural resource damages

The latest suit adds to North Carolina’s legal and regulatory actions to address water and other contamination caused by the manufacture of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Mining companies say court lacks jurisdiction in Gold King spill case

The case is part of multi-district litigation over the Gold King Mine spill in Colorado, where EPA cleanup work accidentally triggered a spill of 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater in 2015.

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Trump Creates Interagency ‘Water Subcabinet’ To Modernize Infrastructure

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to create an interagency “water subcabinet” led by EPA and the Interior Department (DOI), with the goals of modernizing the nation’s water infrastructure, improving water resources management, and creating job opportunities for American water workers.

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Testing State Policies, Businesses Sue New Jersey Over PFAS Water Rules

Business and industry groups in New Jersey are suing the state over its drinking water and groundwater regulations governing the two most-studied per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), posing an early legal test of some states’ efforts to set enforceable drinking water limits for PFAS in the absence of EPA regulation.

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NRDC Details Suit Over EPA Perchlorate Decision, But Ask Court For Stay

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) says it will center an appellate suit over EPA’s decision to forgo setting a Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) standard for perchlorate on alleged violations of SDWA and administrative law as well as questions over whether EPA overstepped its legal authorities, even as the group asks the court to stay the case due to a pending similar suit in a lower court.

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NRDC Details Suit Over EPA Perchlorate Decision, But Asks Court For Stay

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) says it will center an appellate suit over EPA’s decision to forgo setting a Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) standard for perchlorate on alleged violations of SDWA and administrative law as well as questions over whether EPA overstepped its legal authorities, even as the group asks the court to stay the case due to a pending similar suit in a lower court.

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EPA, NWEA reach agreement to dismiss nonpoint source water suit

EPA is agreeing to reconsider its 2015 approval of Washington state’s Clean Water Act section 319 program, potentially ending litigation over the effects on endangered species from runoff.

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EPA Seeks Dismissal Of Environmentalists’ CWA Section 401 Rule Lawsuit

EPA is urging a federal district court in Pennsylvania to dismiss environmentalists’ lawsuit over the agency’s new Clean Water Act (CWA) rule that narrowed the scope of states’ review of water quality impacts from federally permitted projects, arguing the rule can only be challenged when it is applied and that the plaintiffs lack standing.

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Exxon urges 1st Circuit to continue stay of novel climate case

ExxonMobil argues a federal appeals court lacks jurisdiction to review a lower court’s stay of a novel climate change case, but if the appeals court finds it does have jurisdiction, it should affirm the stay.

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OMB reviewing final EPA aluminum water criteria for Oregon

The EPA-developed criteria are the result of a settlement with environmentalists that forced agency action after the Obama administration rejected state-developed criteria in 2013.

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