EPA's ocean-acidity deal could lead to GHG rules under Clean Water Act

03/14/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The Environmental Protection Agency's settlement of a lawsuit pertaining to ocean acidification could pave the way for greenhouse-gas regulations under the Clean Water Act, according to this article. Under the terms of the deal filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, the agency agreed to solicit public comment on ocean acidity, including how states could regulate "total maximum daily loads" of pollutants associated with acidification.

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