Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards is co-director of the Food & Water Justice project at Food & Water Watch. Prior to FWW, Edwards spent eleven years with Waterkeeper Alliance, most recently as Director of Advocacy.

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Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 9:34am
Keep Wall Street Out of Our Waterways
Up until now the United States has adhered to a public trust approach to our waterways, maintaining that waters were part of the commons—owned by no one and by everyone—and protected for future generations. It was a doctrine that gave rise to a body of water law that holds that no one can mistreat our waterways in a way that injures the rights of others.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 1:56pm
Pollution Trading: Making Crime a Commodity
Pollution trading is being promoted by industry and industry-funded nonprofits alike as a solution to managing offending pollutants in our waterways. Nowhere is this a bigger problem than in the Chesapeake Bay, which is literally dying from agricultural run off from the powerful poultry industry there.
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