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"Forecasting Rough Waters on the Horizon: EPA Overreach and the Clean Water Act," Mealey's Pollution Liability Report November 2016

“The public has seen an incredible increase in both frequency and boldness of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overreach that severely impacts local communities, industry, businesses, and in some instances, private citizens who are simply trying to enjoy the fruits of their own private land,” write George H. Buermann and Oliver E. Twaddell, attorneys in Goldberg Segalla’s Toxic Torts and Environmental Practice Groups.

In this article, George and Oliver examine ways the EPA’s new model for Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and its potential new expansive rule, the Clean Water Rule, threaten private property rights and the system of “cooperative federalism” upon which the original mandate of the Clean Water Act was based.

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