Three East Bay “Trash Hot Spots” Violate Clean Water Act

Nate Seltenrich of the East Bay Express reports, “Forty years after Congress passed the Clean Water Act — a landmark law sparked in part by the work of Bay Area environmentalists — five local waterways identified by Oakland nonprofit Save the Bay are so cluttered with trash that they’re in violation of federal law.

It’s a sad bit of irony highlighted by the organization’s sixth-annual Bay Trash Hot Spots awards, to be officially bestowed this morning from 11 a.m. to noon at a media event featuring EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld and Save the Bay Executive Director David Lewis.”

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