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40 Years of the Clean Water Act
This country’s primary law governing water pollution, the Clean Water Act, celebrated 40 years of service on October 18th, 2012. A history of water quality disasters reveals the reason we celebrate the Act today and gives rise to new questions about issues facing the future of clean water today.

At least 13 fires were reported on the Cuyahoga River between 1868 and 1969, the surface was covered with a brown oily film, heavy oil floating in slicks, and debris and trash caught up in the unsightly mess. It as however not the only polluted river in the United States, most major cities dumped raw sewage directly into their rivers prior to the Clean Water Act.

Boston Harbor was considered a cesspool, Lake Erie was declared biologically dead, and the Potomac River was called a “national disgrace” by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

 
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Wisconsin Governor Proposes increases in water quality spending, cuts elsewhere - Gov. Scott Walker is proposing several initiatives and changes related to environment and natural resources management. The state will add $20 million over the biennium to reduce non-point source water pollution, such as runoff, through increased nutrient management planning and other pollution abatement practices.


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