Tag: Clean Water Act

World Water Day 2010: A River Runs Through It

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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Monday was World Water Day — celebrate by learning more about the importance of water for our livelihoods…and how you can act on that knowledge.

Giving Thanks for Cleaner Lakes and Rivers (Even the Cuyahoga)

Written by | November 26th, 2009

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While those who work in freshwater conservation frequently (and understandably) emphasize the daunting array of threats to aquatic ecosystems, Thanksgiving seems a good time to reflect on reasons for optimism and, well, gratitude.  I live near Cleveland, a city that since the 1960s has been known primarily for sports heartbreaks and the rather incongruous event […]

Will We Repair Our Green Infrastructure?

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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The Amtrak train sits idle in the station, as the passengers alternately make cell phone calls from the platform or drink warm beer from their seats. There’s a gas leak ahead along the tracks in Baltimore, and the whole Northeast rail corridor is shut down. Coming on the heels of the June crash in the […]

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