Monday, July 31, 2006
Pollution in the heartland by GLRC Environment Report
GLRC Environment Reports writes:
Today, we begin a week-long series on pollution in the heartland. Storm water runoff from farm fields contaminates the lakes that many cities use for drinking water. But rather than making farmers reduce the pollution, the government requires water utilities to clean it up and pass the cost on to their customers. In the first part of our series, the GLRC's Lester Graham reports on efforts some communities have made to stop the pollution at the source:Read or listen to CAPPING POLLUTION AT THE SOURCE
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