TITLE

EPA CWA Budgeting Deemed Inadequate

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
WaterWorld;Sep2005, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the U.S. General Accounting Office's (GAO) criticism against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) process for budgeting and allocating resources to meet its workload under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Total number of facilities that should be regulated by the EPA and states under the CWA; Basis for the EPA budgeting decisions.
ACCESSION #
18371232

 

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