Nutrients Ruling
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 8, 2015 04:23 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A district court judge must review his decision requiring EPA to determine whether states in the Mississippi River basin will have to tighten water-quality nutrient standards.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the district court judge to review a case in which a number of environmental groups petitioned the EPA to set strict numeric standards in the basin to control nutrients runoff. The agency declined to make a call on the grounds that requiring a one-size-fits-all approach would be costly. EPA and farm groups argued that voluntary efforts already underway are the best way to reduce ...

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