Unlikely Environmentalists Congress and Clean Water, 1955-1972
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Environmental activism has most often been credited to grassroots protesters, but much early progress in environmental protection originated in the halls of Congress. As Paul Milazzo shows, a coterie of unlikely environmentalists placed water quality issues on the national agenda as early as the 1950s and continued to shape governmental policy through the early 1970s, both outpacing public concern and predating the environmental movement. Milazzo examines a two-decade crusade to clean up the nation's water supply led by development boosters, pork barrel politicians, and the Army Corps of Engineers, all of whom framed threats to the water supply as an economic rather than environmental…
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
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|The solution to pollution is dilution : the 1960 Senate Select Committee on the national water resources|
|The education of an entrepreneur : Edmund S. Muskie and the subcommittee on air and water pollution|
|Thinking in systems : the rise of professional ecology|
|From pollution control to environmental quality : the challenge of NEPA|
|The movement's moment : the challenge of environmentalism|
|The strange career of the corps of engineers : transforming water pollution control policy|
|Drafting the Clean Water Act : systems thinking and the "ecologically sound society"|
|Defending the Clean Water Act : confronting friends and foes|