by Jonathan A. Scott, editor, Clean Water Currents (on Twitter @jscottnh)
Watch EPA Administrator McCarthy’s March 25 call to #ProtectCleanWater
Since 2002, Clean Water Action has doggedly fought an uphill battle to restore Clean Water Act protections for some of America’s most important water resources. On March 25, 2014, the Obama Administration announced it was finally taking action to fix the problem.
When was the last time you thought about your water? We’ve made so much progress since the early 1970s when Clean Water Action first got started, it’s easy to see how almost anyone in the U.S. might make the mistake of taking clean water for granted.
Don’t do it! “An awakened local citizenry will always be needed to support the tough stands officials will have to take to get the water clean.” Clean Water Action’s founder, David Zwick, wrote these words back in 1972, but they’re just as true today. Read the rest of this entry »