|(13 Oct 2010)
During the first two years of the Obama administration, federal criminal convictions for water pollution remain lower than any year since the first Clinton administration.
According to the latest information from the Department of Justice, there have been 23 convictions under 33 USC 1319 through July 2010, a 50 percent decrease from ten years ago. For details, view the report at:
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