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Vintage EPA photos reveal what US waterways looked like before pollution was regulated

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created in 1970. One of its objectives was to regulate pollution in America’s waterways. Following its founding, the EPA dispatched photographers to catalogue the state of the country’s pollution. Those photographs reveal polluted rivers and garbage-choked coastlines. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Vintage EPA photos reveal what US waterways looked like before pollution was regulated