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Clean Water Act Under Attack

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August 24, 2011 – Environmental groups sponsor an ad urging members of Congress to stop their attack on our clean water.

In response to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in NEDC v. Brown requiring Clean Water Act permits for stormwater runoff from logging roads, some members of Congress have introduced legislation to exempt logging roads from the Act.

Environmental organizations have sponsored a newspaper advertisement urging key members of the Oregon Congressional delegation not to amend the Clean Water Act.  See the ad here.

Clean Water Act ad