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Chesapeake Bay TMDL

American Farm Bureau Federation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Third Circuit upheld EPA's TMDL plan for the Chesapeake Bay against challenges from farmer and home building groups. The TMDL—the largest ever developed by EPA—identifies necessary pollution reductions of nitrogen, phosphorus, and...

Food & Water Watch v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court dismissed environmental groups' lawsuit challenging EPA's "authorization" of pollution trading and offsets outlined in its 2010 TMDL for the Chesapeake Bay. The groups wanted statements about offsets and trading in the...

American Farm Bureau Federation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court upheld EPA's final TMDL for the Chesapeake Bay against challenges from farmer and home building groups. The TMDL—the largest ever developed by EPA—identifies the necessary pollution reductions of nitrogen, phosphorus,...