Today Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

On October 18, 1972 the Clean Water Act became law. As we mark the Act’s 40th Anniversary, PELR joins with others around the country in celebrating the Clean Water Act and its objective to “restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation’s waters.” 33 U.S.C. § 1251(a) (2006).

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