A River Again: The Story of the Schuylkill River Project
This Delaware Riverkeeper Network publication presents the story of how, in a short time the Schuylkill River went from being considered waters of "uncommon purity" to being this country's dirtiest river. That distinction resulted in the Schuylkill becoming the focus of a precedent-setting river cleanup effort from 1947-1951. A River Again, researched and written by the Delaware Riverkeeper Networks Schuylkill Watershed Specialist Chari Towne, tells the story of how the Schuylkill was allowed to become so polluted and details the efforts of those who worked to restore the health of the river.
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