EPA's Attempt to Regulate the Rain Washes Away

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A federal judge struck down the attempt to regulate stormwater runoff as a breach of authority.  The judge, U.S. District Judge Liam O'Grady, ruled that the EPA had exceeded their authority in trying to regulate stormwater runoff into a Fairfax County creek because it was a pollutant.

“Stormwater runoff is not a pollutant, so EPA is not authorized to regulate it," O'Grady said.

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