Poisoned Waters

(Video) More than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways—the great coastal estuaries Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay—are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture, and massive suburban development, scientists fear contamination to the food chain and drinking water for millions of people. A growing list of endangered species is also threatened in both estuaries. As a new president, ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by VCNAA - Apr 18, 2009 - 6:25 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Apr 22, 2009 - 12:36 AM PDT

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Fabrice Florin
4.0
by Fabrice Florin - Apr. 22, 2009

Excellent documentary about pollution in Chesapeake Bay, and what's causing it. This special report presents factual evidence from credible sources like USGS and John Hopkins -- and highlights several cases in which citizens' groups are changing environmental policies to address pollution and related threats. On the down side, few opposing viewpoints are presented in this program.

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Naomi Isler
4.0
by Naomi Isler - Apr. 19, 2009

Problem: apparently the program doesn't run until April 21. It seems illogical to submit a trailer and opening statement for review. BUT apparently this is going to focus on a real problem - that we've still got a lot of coastal water and rivers polluted by runoff from our daily lives (and from agriculture). Why not resubmit the broadcast when it happens?

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Norman Rogers
1.0
by Norman Rogers - Apr. 18, 2009

Cheap sensationalism. I don't believe it - not credible. I don't think you can get ratings with the stuff anymore.

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