A sailboat heads out into Puget Sound in February of this year, in Seattle. State and federal officials may soon be wading back into the morass of regulating the amount of chemical pollutants which can bedischarged from businesses and municipal sewage treatment plants into the Puget Sound. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

A sailboat heads out into Puget Sound in February of this year, in Seattle. State and federal officials may soon be wading back into the morass of regulating the amount of chemical pollutants which can bedischarged from businesses and municipal sewage treatment plants into the Puget Sound. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

Upon further review, EPA wants to redo water quality rules

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