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Florida: Wetlands

ELR State Update Item

Florida Wildlife Federation v. McCarthy

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's motion to amend a consent decree requiring it to adopt numeric criteria for Florida's waters unless the state does so first. Florida adopted new nutrient criteria, but for some waters, the criteria are not...

Alabama: Quality

ELR State Update Item

Florida Wildlife Federation v. Jackson

ELR Case

A district court upheld EPA's rule setting numeric nutrient criteria for Florida except in two respects: the stream criteria and the default downstream-protection criteria for unimpaired lakes. In 2009, recognizing that the state's...