What did Nixon really think about the Clean Water Act?
Author: Damien M. Schiff
The Atlantic Monthly Blog has an interesting interview with the first Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, William Ruckelshaus. President Nixon signed the law that created the EPA. The Clean Water Act was also passed during the Nixon years, although over the president's veto. The Ruckelshaus interview reveals that the president was none too fond of the law.
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