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Growing up a "Patriot"?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Let me thank my classmates, teachers, and Valley Forge for having educated me to be still that Patriot even as America and the globe around us changes.

You Don't Miss Your Water...

Michael Brune | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

"You don't miss your water till your well runs dry," goes the old soul chestnut. We can't afford to test that adage. Let's strengthen -- not weaken -- the Clean Water Act before it's too late.

Happy Birthday, Clean Water Act: Don't Grow Complacent at 40

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Anyone who remembers the infamous impetus for the Act -- the pollution-choked Cuyahoga River catching fire in Cleveland in 1969 -- knows how far we've come and all the good this law has done.

On Its 39th Anniversary, the Clean Water Act Needs Defenders

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

We have a choice. America can either improve our water systems or we can weaken them.

From Burning River to Burning Ocean, the Fight for Clean Water Continues

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

That we sacrifice the availability and the integrity of clean water every single day for generating energy is an enormous and largely unknown national tragedy.

Remember the Cuyahoga

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Monday was the 40th anniversary of the environmental disaster that gave America the Clean Water Act -- the day the Cuyahoga River caught fire.