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Views from the bog-o-sphereThere Be Monsters Here: So Why the Delay on Clean Water Protections?

By Peter Lehner – Switchboard Blog – May 24, 2013 – Video
Some kids are afraid of sharks. In the ponds where I like to swim, it’s snapping turtles (although I’ve never heard of one hurting a swimmer). Or they might  even fear some sort of imaginary water monster, scaly and horrible, lurking in rivers and streams. As thousands of families head to the waterfront this weekend, parents are preparing to conquer these fears and coax their kids into the water. But in some communities, the danger in the water is all too real. In Georgia’s Lake Blackshear, they’re afraid of E. coli. In Talco, Texas, it’s oil. For full blog post, click here.

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