EPA queried on producer exemption in storm-water rule

03/13/2006
US Sen. James L. Jeffords (I-Vt.) and five Senate Democrats have raised questions about possible involvement of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl C. Rove and the Office of Management and Budget in development of an Environmental Protection Agency proposal affecting oil and gas producers.In a Mar. 6 letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson, Jeffords and Democrats Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ), Barbara Boxer (Calif.), Ron Wyden (Ore.), John F. Kerry (Mass.), and Russell D. Feingold (Wis.) said the proposed rule to exempt producers from the Clean Water Act’s storm-water runoff regulations incorrectly interprets the 1987 Clean Water Act and congressional intent.EPA issued the prop...
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