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The Original Earth Day Led to a Lasting Movement and Fundamental Change

The Original Earth Day Led to a Lasting Movement and Fundamental Change

This week we celebrate 50 years since the first Earth Day. It was the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, led to a “cascade” of groundbreaking laws and a much greater societal awareness of the environment and conservation that persists today.

Why This Matters:  Despite the President’s efforts to divide the nation by creating a false dichotomy between economic growth and conservation, ensuring a clean environment and addressing climate change have bipartisan support.

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The Week Ahead: June 3-7

The Week Ahead: June 3-7

Happy Monday, Friends of the Planet!  Summer is now in full swing, and Congress is back in town after a week-long district work period.  Here is what is happening, for your situational awareness. On The Hill:  The House Natural Resources Committee has hearings on National Parks and Public Lands and on Indigenous Peoples on Wednesday.  […]

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