NPDES Permits Video - PLANET Legislative Day on Hill

“NPDES permits are basically the Clean Water Act permits that would regulate a factory,” says Laurie-Ann Flanagan, a PLANET lobbyist with D.C. Legislative & Regulatory Services Inc. “Based on a court decision, EPA and states are requiring that pesticide applications to water, over water or near water also require these permits. This makes no sense. But EPA was put into a corner based on a lawsuit and court decision—and we’re living with the consequences.”

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