NEDC’s 2019 Clean Water Initiative work will target pollution from point source discharges to the Columbia River and its Oregon tributaries. We will focus on strengthening and enforcing terms, limits and conditions contained in individual and general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits issued by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). We will also track all dredge and fill permits in the lower Columbia River Basin issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the project year, drafting summaries of each permitting action and coordinating advocacy opportunities with other organizations when warranted.
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
Clean Water Initiative
Columbia River Fund, 2019