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NOTW has chronicled the sad saga of India's holy but severely polluted Ganges River, on which millions of Hindus are dependent — through hands-on worship — for worldly success and salvation. Now, recent reports reveal the second-holiest river, the Yamuna, is suffering the same fate even though the government has invested nearly $1 billion to clean it up. Currently, for example, more than 400 million gallons of untreated sewage, plus various industrial chemicals, enter the river from Delhi, but still, motivated worshippers come to "bathe" for glory.

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