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On 40th Anniversary of Clean Water Act, Country Must Continue to Build on Progress

The National League of Cities released the following statement on the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act:

In 1972 Congress passed the Clean Water Act establishing a national system for controlling pollution and protecting our nation's waters by setting unified water quality standards for the country. Today we commemorate the Act's historic importance and its impact on the quality of our nation's water, our cities and citizens. At the same time, we also recognize the future challenges of protecting America's water resources.


It's Back: Leads Effort To Oppose New Federal Beach House Bailout Proposal - a coalition of leading taxpayer advocates, environmental groups, insurers, reinsurers and others – today urged Congress to oppose a new proposal (H.R. 6477) being sponsored by Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) that would leave taxpayers throughout the country on the hook for billions of dollars in losses and encourage risky development regions most prone to natural disasters.  


EPA's Clean Diesel Funding Announcement Applauded By Diesel Technology Forum

Successful Clean Air Program Has Reduced Emissions in School Buses, Commercial Trucks and Construction Equipment in All 50 States

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement today that it was awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects is another important step in reducing emissions primarily through the use of clean diesel technology, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.


The Appalachian Trail Is Coming To Theaters in Washington, D.C.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will be showing the National Geographic film America's Wild Spaces: The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) at the Avalon Theatre, located at 5612 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C. on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 8:00p.m. as part of their 2012 membership drive. This limited engagement is in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the completion of the A.T.


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