dead zones

April 10, 2017

OECD Touts Market-Based Solutions to Solving Complex Water Pollution

Linking to a new OECD report that touts water quality trading and other innovative and market-based approaches to solving water pollution from diffuse sources.  The report begins, Decades of regulation and large investments to reduce point source pollution have brought substantial gains for the economy, human health, environment and social values.  But water quality challenges […]
December 19, 2016

Federal Court Affirms EPA's Discretion Against Regulating Nutrient Impaired Waters

A decision this week by a federal district court Judge in Louisiana affirms the U.S. EPA’s decision not to regulate nutrients in the main stem of the Mississippi River.  The decision is not unexpected, but is viewed as a victory for EPA and the States.  The court decision can be found here. For those who […]