News | April 20, 2009

Courting Disaster

A report by SELC and partners details threats to America’s waters and highlights the urgent need for Congress to act immediately and restore full Clean Water Act protections.  For decades, the Clean Water Act protected the Nation’s surface water bodies from unregulated pollution and rescued them from the crisis status they were in during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now these vital protections are being lost.

“Courting Disaster” was jointly produced by Earthjustice, Environment America, Clean Water Action, National Wildlife Federation, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, and Southern Environmental Law Center.

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