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Posted by Eeyore on June 14, 2008, 4:13 am
 


Bob F wrote:


Whose resistance ?



Read some history (not just censored US history) about 'clean air'. It might
surprise you.

Here's a tip.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clean_Air_Act_1956

Graham



Posted by Balanced View on June 13, 2008, 6:13 pm
 
Eeyore wrote:

Oh please, where have you been since the 1960's? Industry and the Big
Three auto makers fought tooth and nail
against any legislation regarding pollution. Lake Erie was on the verge
of being dead and the Cuyahoga River
actually caught on fire. It was the Wacko's protests that brought about
the clean up......

Posted by Eeyore on June 14, 2008, 4:18 am
 

Balanced View wrote:


Wrong COUNTRY. I live in the UK. We had Clean Air acts before you were born
I'm sure.

Graham


Posted by Balanced View on June 14, 2008, 1:14 pm
 Eeyore wrote:

And it took the London Fogs of 1952 killing 12,000 to wake up the UK, it
was the Cuyahoga River fire in the USA.
The difference being in the UK that the death of 12,000 ultimately could
not be spun in any way, thought the government
did try. They couldn't hide it any longer when the crematories worked to
capacity, the morgues were stacking up coffins
and there were 10 day waits for burials.

Posted by Eeyore on June 14, 2008, 1:35 pm
 

Balanced View wrote:


And that was what, more than HALF A CENTURY ago ?

Your problem with that  is ?


Graham


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