EPA to Publish Companies’ Water Data

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

The EPA has proposed changing from paper to e-reporting in an attempt to modernize enforcement of the Clean Water Act, and plans to make companies’ data accessible to the public.

The switch would make information about specific facilities — such as inspection and enforcement history, pollutant monitoring results and other data required by permits — accessible through the EPA’s website. The change will affect hundreds of thousands of industrial, government and other facilities, the EPA said.

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