This Article argues that the zero discharge goal of the Clean Water Act is more than naive rhetoric. To the contrary, it is the Act's raison d'être, and it is woven into the fabric of the Act's operative provisions. So understood, the zero discharge goal can and should provide continuing guidance for EPA's implementation of the Act.
Mark C. Van Putten & Bradley D. Jackson,
The Dilution of the Clean Water Act,
U. Mich. J. L. Reform
Available at: https://repository.law.umich.edu/mjlr/vol19/iss4/4