Counties support the renewal of the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control act and encourages the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to collaborate with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to identify nutrient reduction strategies and scalable Harmful Algal Bloom mitigation processes.
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Harmful Algal Blooms
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Last Updated Mar. 17, 2022
Reports & ToolkitsOn March 15, the President signed the $1.5 trillion Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus appropriations package into law that included several key wins for counties.
VideoGrant County, Okla. Commissioner Cindy Bobbit testifies on EPA's Proposed Lead and Copper Rule.
VideoCoos County, Ore. Commissioner Melissa Cribbins testifies before the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
BlogOn February 14, the U.S. Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) officially released the Trump Administration’s proposed new “Waters of United States” (WOTUS) rule defining which bodies of water are subject to federal regulations under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
BlogEPA and Army Corps releases new proposed “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) definition to replace controversial 2015 WOTUS rule
BlogOn February 4, NACo will host a webinar with the State and Local Legal Center on the proposed update to the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps.).