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Farmers Urge EPA To 'Ditch' Proposed Clean Water Act Revisions

Water is a common and often contentious issue in the West. But now, farmers are also riled up about plans to revise the Clean Water Act.

Group Sues EPA To Address Ocean Acidification Under Clean Water Act

The Center for Biological Diversity wants the EPA to address ocean acidification under the Clean Water Act. The environmental group filed a lawsuit against the EPA calling on them to do something about the acidifying waters of the Northwest.

Clean Water: The Next Act - A Radio Special

The Clean Water Act is now 40 years old. Join us as we take a look back at the time of the creation of the Act in 1972, the water quality challenges we face today and the future of the Clean Water Act.

Podcast: A Clean Water Act Birthday Episode - Behind The Scenes Reporting On Stormwater

This week marked the actual 40th birthday of the Clean Water Act. As a special birthday treat, go behind the scenes as host Ashley Ahearn talks with EarthFix teammate and documentary filmmaker Katie Campbell about her awesome stormwater video and how she approached this tricky subject with an eye for stimulating visual storytelling.

Clean Water Act's Anti-Pollution Goals Prove Elusive

Forty years ago, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act to end pollution of our rivers, lakes, and bays. But today, in the Northwest and nationwide, most water bodies still don't qualify as clean and new threats to clean water are outpacing the act's enforcers.

About Clean Water

Forty years ago, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act to end pollution of our rivers, lakes, and bays. But today, in the Northwest and nationwide, most water bodies still don't qualify as clean and new threats to clean water are outpacing the act's enforcers.