Happy 40th Anniversary Clean Water Act
Courtesy of Pat Byington,¬†The Green Register¬†Editor
An American success story, the Clean Water Act is 40 years old today. It is hard to imagine what our world would be like today if such a forward thinking law had not passed four decades ago.
The following video stars Former Congressman & House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman and Clean Water Champion Jim Oberstar.¬†It discusses why the U.S. needed a Clean Water Act and what it has accomplished.
The Environmental Protection Agency has a great website commemorating the 40th Anniversary. Check it out and learn how you can help protect our nation‚Äôs waters for the next 40 years.
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