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August 9, 2018

EPA reconsiders state's contentious water rules

Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering water quality standards it approved for Washington state two years ago, taking up a review requested by industry groups.

In November 2016, the EPA finalized water quality standards for the state tied partly to how much fish people eat. The EPA approved some aspects of the state's plan but decided in many cases to set stricter limits than the state had wanted.

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