Los Angeles County Water Pollution and the U.S. Supreme Court (Huffington Post)

November 30, 2012 – As much as 10 trillion gallons of stormwater a year drain from roofs, roads, parking lots and other paved surfaces–untreated–into our oceans, rivers, lakes and other waterways, many of which serve as drinking water supplies as well as places of recreation. Increasingly, cities large and small are taking meaningful action to treat this toxic mix of mercury, arsenic, cyanide, lead and fecal bacteria. Sadly, one of our most populous regions, Los Angeles County (with more than 70 miles of spectacular beaches), is lagging behind.

Link to Full Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-fleischli/los-angeles-county-water-_b_2219812.html

 

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