"There is little doubt that very small trace amounts of natural and synthetic drugs are showing up in waterways in some parts of the country. For instance, a stream study by the U.S. Geological Survey states: “Results show that a broad range of chemicals found in residential, industrial, and agricultural wastewaters commonly occurs in mixtures at low concentrations in streams in the United...
Audio: Enforcement of the Clean Water Act
Panel discussion on the Clean Water Act in the wake of the Rapanos decision, as well as Rep. James Oberstar's (MN) Clean Water Restoration Act of 2007 that would "fix the Clean Water Act," according to the Congressman's website. This legislation would allow the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to enforce the Clean Water Act on wetlands, streams and ponds that are not part of a major 'navigable' waterway."
- Prof. Jonathan H. Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
- Mr. M. Reed Hopper, Pacific Legal Foundation
- Prof. Patrick A. Parenteau, Vermont Law School
- Prof. Robert V. Percival, University of Maryland School of Law
- Prof. Steven J. Eagle, George Mason University School of Law -- Moderator
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