Some See Clean Water Act Settlement Opening New Path to GHG CurbsQuicklink submitted by Mac McKinney Permalink
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|U.S. EPA settled a lawsuit yesterday by agreeing to use the Clean Water Act to address ocean acidification, a move that some see as opening a side door to federal curbs on greenhouse gases that scientists link to problems in the marine environment. The settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity directly addresses EPA's failure to require Washington state to list its marine waters as impaired by rising acidity.|
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