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Tuesday, July 05, 2005 at 1:40 PM

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And in the news...
Image hosted by Photobucket.comThree-term U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wis., the founder of Earth Day, died at his Maryland home Sunday of cardiovascular disease. He was 89.

Nelson was a co-sponsor of the 1964 Wilderness Act and laws that banned the pesticide DDT, Agent Orange and phosphorus detergents.

Nelson came up with the idea for Earth Day in 1969, after visiting an oil spill off Santa Barbara, Calif., The Washington Post said. He was reportedly astounded by the first turnout when 20 million Americans joined the April 22, 1970, event -- cleaning up creeks, recycling cans and learning about ecology.
Full article here.

Blogger red molly said...

Mountain Girl, Thanks for posting about Mr. Nelson's death. I work for a non profit tree planting organization and as an agency we always celebrate Earth Day with a local planting. I was sorry to hear about his death.  


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now , here there was a man truly worthy of the Medal of Freedom!  


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