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Cherry blossoms framed the Charles River near Christian A. Herter Park in Brighton. A conservation group says it is considering a suit over pollution.
Cherry blossoms framed the Charles River near Christian A. Herter Park in Brighton. A conservation group says it is considering a suit over pollution. (Globe Staff Photo / Wendy Maeda) Globe Staff Photo / Wendy Maeda

Group eyes lawsuit over Charles River pollution

Maintenance by state fails, foundation says

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / April 24, 2005

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The Massachusetts agency charged with protecting the Charles River is allowing it to be polluted by a cocktail of pet waste, grease, and other contaminants, and a state plan to fix the problem is ''substantively deficient," according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. (Full article: 889 words)

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