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Resource ID: #24356
Subject: Water
Source: New York Times
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Date: 8/22/2009; 9/12/2009; 9/17/2009; 10/12/2009; 11/23/2009; 12/7/2009; 12/16/2009

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With the aid of more than 500 Freedom of Information requests, reporter Charles Duhigg uncovered major problems with the nation's Clean Water Act. He found that out of the many "chemical plants" and "large manufacturers" who broke water pollution laws over the past several years, few were punished or even fined. He also found that millions of U.S. residents "have been exposed" to water that could be damaging to their health.

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