EPA reconsiders ocean pH limits, response to Center for Biological Diversity petition

"U.S. EPA is weighing a revision of standards aimed at preventing the acidification of marine waters.

The effort marks the first time EPA has invoked the Clean WaterAct to address ocean acidification, and comes in response to a 2007petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. The center notedthat EPA has failed to update the pH standard since 1976 and hasignored research published since then."

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