Issue Date: June 7, 2010
Mother Nature's Tenuous Respite
One of the great ideas in U.S. history is the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which was signed into law in 1970. The act declared it a national policy “to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony.” It also led to creation of the Environmental Protection Agency to implement that policy.
Forty years ago, we were littering our highways and byways with trash; pumping increasing amounts . . .
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