WA water quality standards for toxics not adequate to protect human health

WA water quality standards for toxics not adequate to protect human health NWEA filed a petition with EPA today asking that the EPA Administrator make a formal “determination” pursuant to the Clean Water Act that Washington’s water quality standards for toxics are not adequate to protect human health or aquatic life.  Such an Administrator’s determination would trigger a requirement that EPA step in and establish Washington’s water quality standards for the state. Interestingly enough, EPA […]

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