EPA Mounts A New Strike on States’ Rights, This Time to Boost Pipeline Companies

EPN members Mark Ryan, former EPA Regional Counsel, Region 10, and Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting Deputy Administrator, were quoted in an article by The Huffington Post on EPA’s finalization of its rule adjusting its interpretation of section 401 from the Clean Water (Act), which allowed states’ to oppose the construction of pipelines and other energy projects.