Clean Water Act might be used to fight ocean acidification

(McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS) – -The Environmental Protection Agency is exploring whether to use the Clean Water Act to control greenhouse gas emissions, which are turning the oceans acidic at a rate that’s alarmed some scientists.

With climate change legislation stalled in Congress , the Clean Water Act would serve as a second front, as the Obama administration has sought to use the Clean Air Act to rein in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases administratively.

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