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Regionalism part 6: River Development


Julie Grant
When the Cuyahoga River caught fire more than thirty-five years ago, much of the pollution could be pinpointed to industry. The federal government stepped in and created the Clean Water Act. Today, the river is threatened by many communities along the river. And it's up to local governments to respond. As part of the series, "Beyond the Limits: The Regional View,"
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Akron Watershed Manager Kim Coy
New homes under construction in Geauga County
You can see the LaDue Reservior from this new home in Geauga County
Jim White, Director of the Cuyahoga River RAP
Fast moving water erodes riverbanks
ValleyView Mayor Randall Westfall
ValleyView parking lot built up to the River's edge

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Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District

Cuyahoga River Remedial Action Plan(RAP)

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