As expected, the EPA approved the Washington Department of Ecology’s formulation of a TMDL pollution budget for the Spokane River’s phosphorous-caused dissolved oxygen problems. The reactions from polluters, politicians, and conservationists on both sides of the state line:

EPA endorses the Ecology plan — Spokesman Review

Idaho Senators Crapo and Risch don’t like it — Huckleberries Online

The CDA Press doesn’t like it either — CDA Press

The actual EPA letter approving the plan — US EPA