Group Sues EPA Over Discharge Permits For Puget Sound Sewage Treatment Plants, Says Improperly Discharging Nitrogen, Creating Dead Zones

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week for what the lawsuit alleges is a failure to respond to a petition seeking to remove Washington State’s authority to issue discharge permits under the Clean Water Act.  The 2017 petition took aim at permits issued by the Washington Department of Ecology for sewage treatment plants that discharge nitrogen to Puget Sound without the required permit limits.

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