Earth Day 2015

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Do you know the history of Earth Day? It was started in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, then a Senator from Wisconsin. Mr. Nelson wanted a “National Teach-In for the Environment” and attempted to put a national focus on the environment. It was the beginning of a conscious effort as Americans started to rally and come together against the deterioration of environment. The first Earth Day was supported by both political parties and people from all socio-economic backgrounds. The day had such a political impact that it led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Clean Air, Clean Water,...

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