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Fri Aug 5, 2022, 08:23 PM

EPA, local leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act

On Friday, Environmental Protection Agency leaders along with state and local partners gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the federal Clean Water Act.

KIRO 7′s Briseida Holguin was there to hear about the successes and challenges of protecting water quality in Puget Sound.

The EPA kicked off a nationwide water tour here in Seattle, where thereís been a vital effort to protect and preserve Puget Sound.

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Environmentalists say that 50 years ago, the problem was large emitters of pollution into waterways. Today, itís a nonpoint source pollution.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/epa-local-leaders-celebrate-50th-anniversary-of-clean-water-act/ar-AA10m8lS

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