Northwest Environmental Advocates v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20061
No(s). 3:05-cv-01876-AC, (D. Or. Feb 28, 2012) (Acosta, J.)

A district court held that EPA violated the CWA when it failed to review Oregon's nonpoint source rules. The nonpoint source provisions create exemptions for many sources of pollution in Oregon's waters, including agriculture, forestry, and grazing. EPA claimed that the regulations at issue were...