PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By
Don Hopey

Forty years ago this week the federal Clean Water Act was passed, setting a goal to make all of America's rivers, streams, lakes and estuaries "fishable and swimmable" by 1983.

But that didn't happen. A report issued Thursday, World Water Day, shows toxic pollution remains a stubbornly persistent environmental and human health problem, and some of the worst waterways flow through Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

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