Fed Agencies Heed NWEA, Propose Disapproval of Oregon Coastal Pollution Program

Two federal agencies issued a proposed disapproval action of Oregon Coastal Pollution Control Program for Nonpoint sources on December 20, 2013, pursuant to a settlement of a lawsuit brought by Northwest Environmental Advocates in 2009.  The case was brought under the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments or “CZARA.”  The agencies will take public comment for 90 days and make a final decision on May 15, 2014.  Oregon has been attempting to gain approval of its […]

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