Winter 2012: Progress Towards Freshwater Policy Since 2007

Forum for Leadership On Water (FLOW) has released a special edition of the FLOW Monitor. It looks back at the progress made towards national freshwater protection since the publication of our 2007 document, Changing the Flow: A Blueprint for Federal Action on Freshwater ( The articles, organized according to the seven priority areas identified in Changing the Flow, assess the level of action taken over the past five years to protect water. While the trend towards a diminishing role for the federal government is neither surprising nor new, we seek to stimulate thinking about where to go from here in this newsletter.

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