clean water

Fishing the Nottoway: A Clean Water Blessing

This is a guest post by Jeff Turner, Blackwater/Nottoway Riverkeeper My Dad and I were fishing the Nottoway River in Virginia a few years ago, a river I grew up on … Read more

Lower Slate Lake, Alaska

The Clean Water Act: 40 Years and Still a Work in Progress

This week marks the 4oth anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).  This complex and far-reaching law was a milestone back in 1972 and remains a pillar of America’s environmental … Read more

California Love: 40 Years of Clean Water Act Protections

This Thursday marks the 4oth Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, which begs the question: what has the Clean Water Act done for your favorite waters—the very waters you swim in, … Read more

How the Clean Water Act Protects the River of Grass

“The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slow-moving below, the grass and water that is the meaning and … Read more

Happy 40th Anniversary Clean Water Act!

This Thursday, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This landmark act has ensured, and will continue to ensure, that America’s waters are fishable, swimmable, and drinkable. Since … Read more

America’s Hunters Ask: Where are Clean Water and Healthy Wetlands in the Election Discourse?

Tonight, Congressman Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden will engage in a primetime debate on foreign and domestic issues. We remain hopeful that among the many important topics raised … Read more

Celebrating the Clean Water Act as We Restore the Anacostia River

This is a guest post by Kellie Bolinder. Restoring the Anacostia River here  means more than just clean water to the Earth Conservation Corps.  The heavily polluted Anacostia River flows through … Read more

Montana Sushi Girl: My Fish Tale

The first time I took my daughter camping we went to Rock Creek, a blue ribbon trout stream just 30 minutes east of Missoula, Montana. My father took me there … Read more

Protecting Clean Water Helps Our Economy

This is a guest post by Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. In times of economic hardship, politicians who prioritize special interests over … Read more

Is the Great Lakes Region Ready for a Fracking Boom?

This is a guest post by Sara Gosman, a water resources attorney for National Wildlife Federation. In the past few years, the Great Lakes region has seen a surge of … Read more