Washington State Governor Inslee, AG Ferguson blast EPA assault on states’ clean water authority

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Olympia, WA (STL.News) – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today released a joint statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule that severely curtails the legal authority of states and tribes to protect clean water under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act.

“As expected, the EPA has released a rule that unlawfully constrains state and tribal authority and violates both the spirit and letter of the law. 

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