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Charles River

EPA Sets Clean Up Goal for Charles River by Earth Day 2005

News Release - 10/22/1995: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency set a goal of making the Lower Charles River swimmable and fishable by Earth Day 2005. Noting severe pollution problems in the Charles following recent rainstorms, the agency outlined a series of actions to reduce contamination in the river and enlisted dozens of community leaders, environmentalists, state and local policy-makers and citizens to join the ambitious effort...

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