Bill to Protect Pawcatuck River Passes House
July 27, 2012
TheDay.com: The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that seeks to win money to protect the Pawcatuck River and streams in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
The Wood-Pawcatuck Protection Act calls for a study to determine the “wild and scenic” value of the rivers in a watershed that spans 300 square miles over 14 towns in the 2 states.
The bill passed the House on Monday [July 23]. It has not yet passed the Senate.
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