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For Immediate Release: February 10, 2011
Contact: Pat Sinicropi, 202/533-1823
Over 140 Groups Sign Letter Urging Congress to Include Water Quality Concerns in Upcoming Farm Bill
A coalition of water, wastewater, conservation, agricultural, environmental and state organizations, including the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), distributed a letter to Capitol Hill urging all Members of Congress to support practices and policies that strengthen the links between agriculture and water quality. The coalition includes organizations such as, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, American Water Works Association, the Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators, Water Environment Federation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Sierra Club, Northeast Midwest Institute, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Working Group, Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, and the National Audubon Society, among others.
NACWA represents the interests of more than 300 public agencies and organizations that have made the pursuit of scientifically based, technically sound and cost-effective laws and regulations their objective.NACWA members serve the majority of the sewered population in the United States and collectively treat and reclaim more than 18 billion gallons of wastewater daily.
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