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Decision Not To Regulate Forest Road Discharges Under the Clean Water Act; Notice of Decision (Final)
Jul. 6, 2016
EPA is providing notice of the Agency's decision that no additional regulations are needed to address stormwater discharges from forest roads under Section 402(p)(6) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at this time. This document responds to the remand in Environmental Defense Center, Inc. v. U.S. EPA, 344 F.2d 832 (9th Cir. 2003) that requires EPA to consider whether the CWA requires the Agency to regulate stormwater discharges from forest roads. This decision shall be considered issued for purposes of judicial review at 1 p.m. Eastern time on 11 July 2016. POC is Prasad Chumble, EPA Headquarters, Office of Water, Office of Wastewater Management via email at chumble.prasad@epa.gov or tel at 202-564-0021 (Federal Register; 5 July 2016 [Rules and Regulations], pages 43492-43510).

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