James Salzman

James Salzman, author of Drinking Water: A History, is a professor at Duke and fellow at Resources for the Future.

Dec. 16 2014 8:00 AMA Toast to the Safe Drinking Water ActIts radical idea—tap water should be safe to drink—has been a huge, underappreciated success.
Dec. 10 2012 5:20 AMWhy Rivers No Longer BurnThe Clean Water Act is one of the greatest successes in environmental law.
Jan. 16 2014 11:39 PMHow Safe Is Our Drinking Water?
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