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    In 22 states parents can’t take kids fishing and eat the fish if they’re lucky enough to catch anything because of mercury. Think about that. In 44% of all river bodies and streams it’s not safe to fish or swim. And yet industrial polluters continue to block legislation that would prevent mercury and MTBE from polluting our water supplies and leaving children with debilitating diseases.

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We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels--local, State and Federal--in read more

We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels--local, State and Federal--in ending the pollution of our waters.

by Robert F. Kennedy Found in: Pollution Quotes,
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Pollution is the forerunner of perdition

Pollution is the forerunner of perdition

by John Trapp Found in: Pollution Quotes,
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The economic and technological triumphs of the past few years have not solved as many problems as we thought they read more

The economic and technological triumphs of the past few years have not solved as many problems as we thought they would, and, in fact, have brought us new problems we did not foresee.

by Henry Ford Ii Found in: Pollution Quotes,
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The automobile has not merely taken over the street, it has dissolved the living tissue of the city ... Gas-filled, read more

The automobile has not merely taken over the street, it has dissolved the living tissue of the city ... Gas-filled, noisy and hazardous, our streets have become the most inhumane landscape in the world.

by James M. Fitch Found in: Pollution Quotes,
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Among these treasures of our land is water--fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where read more

Among these treasures of our land is water--fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where properly used--but it can bring devastation and ruin when left uncontrolled.

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There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to read more

There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.

by Robert Orben Found in: Pollution Quotes,
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The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.

The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.

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Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of read more

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

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[There] is an increasing sense of what can be called "legal pollution."

[There] is an increasing sense of what can be called "legal pollution."

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