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A new bill, passed by the House of Representatives and awaiting vote in the Senate, aims to strip the EPA of its authority over individual state’s water quality. Here shown is the Cuyahoga River on fire in 1952. When it happened again in 1969, it helped kick start the modern environmental movement, including the establishment of the Clean Water Act and the founding of the EPA. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)