Lawsuit Challenges EPA Approval of Weak Montana Pollution Rule

Earlier today Upper Missouri Waterkeeper sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its approval of Montana’s weak, so-called ‘variance standards’ for nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. These variance standards displace strong, science-based pollution limits Montana earlier found necessary to protect waterways and fisheries….

EPA Approves Montana’s Numeric Nutrient Rule Package

Last December 2014 we sent the EPA a Notice of Intent to Sue for their failure to take mandatory action on Montana’s recently submitted numeric nutrient water quality standards.  EPA acknowledged it was legally required to take action on Montana’s rule…