Posts by Leonard Stewart, WHYY

Valuing wetlands as places to keep intact, not build over

During the ’60s and ’70s, by the Fairmount Dam and all around the Schuylkill River, you could see waste just blowing by in the water. That was before the Clean Water Act. So the waterways were really very much polluted. You wouldn’t even think about touching the water. Now, that water has changed tremendously. | WHYY