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September 23, 2009

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Deane

Not only is this issue important for people but it's important for fish and other species trying to survive in rapidly deteriorating ecosystems! The Clean Water Act is supposed to help Salmon from going extinct. But in the same way a failure of enforcement poisons our children, so too does it condemn the lifeblood of the Pacific Northwest, the salmon to extinction. I posted an article about this for a Northern California Watershed group that I work for here: http://www.voicesofhumboldtcounty.com/?p=886

Rita Robison


Hi Deane,

Clean water is so important, and I was distressed to read that regulators haven't levied many fines against the polluting companies.

I'm going to read The New York Times series that inspired AOL Health to do its ranking of states.

Thanks for pointing out the eco system link. And I'll check the link you provided.

I've written about bottled water and drinking water in the past as a consumer journalist. I was surprised recently when environnmental groups strongly recommended drinking tap water rather than bottled water. Some areas of the country have had drinking water problems for decades. Maybe it would be O.K. to drink filtered tap water but consumers certainly need to research the quality of their local drinking water and be consumer activists in water quality issues.

Rita

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