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Clean Water

For the first time in 30 years, streams and wetlands throughout America could lose Clean Water Act protections under a Bush Administration proposal. NPR's John Nielsen has the story.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.