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FRONTLINE | "Poisoned Waters" | Sneak Peek 1: Early EPA | PBS

Duration: 03:18

In this clip from "Poisoned Waters," correspondent Hedrick Smith traces the early history of the Clean Water Act and speaks with founding EPA Administrator Bill Ruckelshaus.

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.

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Post Date: April 16, 2009