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4th Cir.: EPA’s water oversight not yet triggered by state inaction (access required)

Although West Virginia has not promulgated or submitted required pollutant limits for its “biologically impaired” waterways, this failure doesn’t yet amount to a constructive submission of “no limits,” which would trigger EPA duties under the Clean Water Act. Background West Virginia has long resisted the Clean Water Act’s requirements, with previous litigation resulting in substantial involvement by ...