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7/17/2011

How to Paddle the Los Angeles River

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

I totally signed up for this kayak trip and, more importantly, I emailed to show my support for the river.
~*C

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Alissa Walker
Published: 29 June 2011, GOOD


We were among the voices that cheered last year as the Federal Environmental Protection Agency overruled the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and declared the whole Los Angeles River navigable and protected by the Clean Water Act. But according to environmentalists, that was only half the battle. "The Clean Water Act was about protecting the water and the watershed, but it didn’t address the issue of public access to the river," says George Wolfe. [read more]

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