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US States Poor At Enforcing Clean Water Act

"State environmental authorities are doing a poor job of enforcing the nation's clean water laws, concludes a new report by the General Accounting Office, the investigative arm of Congress. The agency looked at the behavior of water polluters nationwide by documenting violations of the Clean Water Act between October of 1997 and December of 1998 as recorded in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Permit Compliance System database."(Excerpt from Environmental News Network at

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