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View Resource Earth Day

On April 22, 2005, people around the world will celebrate the 35th anniversary of Earth Day. This Topic in Depth focuses on the past and present of this significant day. From the Wisconsin Historical Society, the first two sites contain historical documents pertaining to Earth Day. The first (1) document features a May 1970 issue of The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter reporting on the first Earth Day....
View Resource US EPA Earth Day 2000

Thirty years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was born with Earth Day. To celebrate this anniversary, the EPA has created this modest new site, which lists EPA-sponsored Earth Day events around the country and offers a history of Earth Day, and a number of publications, links, and other resources for observing Earth Day. In addition, the site links to a state-by-state listing of...