In 1970, the first Earth Day inspired 20 million participants in the United States to walk out of the office and rally.
By the end of 1970, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had been born, and efforts to improve air and water quality were gaining political traction.
“It was truly amazing what happened,” Rogers said. “Blocks just tumbled.”
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