Courts finds EPA went too far in Clean Water Act enforcement in Virginia

Day, Doug; Dayton, Scottie
June 2013
Onsite Installer;Jun2013, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on rules and regulations that concern the onsite wastewater treatment installation industry. A Federal District Court in Alexandria, Virginia has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exceeded its authority in its enforcement of the Clean Water Act after it tried to regulate water as a pollutant. Authorities in Alabama have began issuing fines against Cherokee County residents for their failure to cover sewage holding tanks.


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