An Olympic Hurdle: Chattahoochee River Pollution

The World

The Chattahoochee River runs through Atlanta, home of the forthcoming 1996 summer Olympic games. But the river that will be on display is subject to pollution from rapid development, and a deadline is fast approaching to reduce dumping; which could mean an end to the city’s swift growth. Gwendolyn Glenn reports on the rise of Atlanta and its relationship with the Chattahoochee.

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