Landmark Court Decision to Protect Marine Species


State: --
Country: USA
Theme: Clean Water
Completion Date: January 01 2007
Status: Victory

The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down a rule issued by the EPA for inadequately enforcing the Clean Water Act in regards to the use of “once through” cooling systems by coastal generators across the United States. The decision is a victory for the Surfrider Foundation, who along with a number of other environmental organizations and State Attorney General, was co-plaintiff on the suit lead by the Riverkeeper organization.