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May 10, 2018

PLF urges EPA to abandon the “conduit” theory

Today, PLF filed comments in response to an EPA request on whether the agency should abandon its support of the so-called “conduit” theory of Clean Water Act liability. The conduit theory has been used recently by a number of federal appellate and district courts to extend Clean Water Act liability to discharges of pollutants that ...