Wednesday 22 May 2019

On Earth Day, We Salute Our Waterkeepers

Friday, 19 April 2019 12:33
The first Earth Day 49 years ago sparked grassroots advocacy around the nation that led to the passage of the Clean Water Act, among many other landmark environmental protection laws. Along side this historic movement for better environmental protections, the Waterkeeper movement was born. This year, Waterkeeper Alliance celebrates…
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