The Clean Water Act 20 Years Later


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Enacted over two decades ago, the Clean Water Act was intended to "restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the Nation's waters." Responsibility for implementing the Act has fallen on EPA, several interstate agencies, the fifty states, and thousands of local governments. How can the success of such a wide-ranging statute be judged? The authors explore the many and varied issues associated with the complex subject of water quality protection in this assessment of the successes and failures of ...

The Clean Water Act 20 Years Later 1993, Island Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781559632669

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