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Dirty Water: Cleaning The Charles River25:30


Today, the Charles River is one of the nation's cleanest urban waterways. And if you know anything about the recent history of the river, you know that that is pretty amazing.

Earlier this fall the International River Foundation recognized the Charles with its top award for river management. That's quite a turn-around for a river that not long ago was once toxic flowing sewer.


  • Robert Zimmerman, executive director, Charles River Watershed Association
  • William Walsh-Rogalski, attorney, Environmental Protection Agency

This program aired on November 21, 2011.

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