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Reference FCO 7/1802
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Fortnightly newsletter from the British Ambassador, British Embassy, Washington DC, on the US and the Environment (1970)
Description Environment, pollution and its impact on race and poverty. Democratic Presidential nominee senator Edmund Muskie stance on employment and pollution as well as Ralph Nader's stance and President Nixon's. President Nixon appoints Russell Train as Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality and also proposes to congress the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency to be headed by former Assistant Attorney General William Ruckelshaus. How the campaign against pollution has effected British interests in the US. Articles on Supersonic transport from the New York Times and Washington Post.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom
Places Alaska; Ireland; Jordan; Latin America; United States of America
People Greenhill, Sir Denis; Nader, Ralph; Ruckelshaus, William; Train, Russell
Topics Agriculture; Aid; British Embassy; Concorde; Congress; Conservation; Council on Environmental Quality; Department of State; Economy; Elections; Environment; Environmental Protection Agency; Exports; General Motors; Inflation; Japanese; Mid-Term elections; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Pollution; Poverty; State Department; Taxes; Trade; Unemployment; White House
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