EPA Announces Formation of Technical Working Group to Review Ocean Acidification

As first reported by Amena Saiyid over at BNA, EPA announced this week that it plans to establish a technical working group to begin reviewing the causes of ocean acidification, as announced in a letter from EPA’s Nancy Stoner, Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water, to the Center for Biological Diversity in response to a request for EPA to establish new water quality criteria.  Now, some may take a dim view of this development, given the political rancor over climate change, but I think the decision is timely and well founded. Continue reading

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