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The U.S. EPA celebrates the 40 year mark

I was in high school when the Environmental Protection Agency opened its doors 40 years ago today.  That might not seem like something a high school student would be interested in, but as a budding environmentalist, passionate outdoor enthusiast and Earth Day organizer, I was very interested. At the time of the late 60’s protection of the environment was not a high priority for our government.  Concerns about waste disposal, clean air and water, pesticides and wildlife were growing and regularly reported in newspapers and magazines.  Thanks in… Read More →