- WEB EXCLUSIVE
- PE COFFEEHAUS
- The agency wants all of the waters of the U.S. to be fishable and swimmable.
- Responding to the shift from point to non-point source pollution from agriculture, stormwater runoff, habitat, hydrology and landscape modifications, municipal wastewater and vapor intrusion
- Building on existing water programs, increasing enforcement
- Identifying healthy water systems and building protections for them
- Systematic assessment
Public comments on the draft strategy should be submitted by Sept. 17. The EPA will review all comments and post a final strategy later in the year.
Read the draft strategy here.
SOURCE: EPA press release