EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, Turns 40 on December 2nd, 2010

A definite milestone, on December 2nd, 2010, the EPA (U.S Environmental Protection Agency) turns 40.

The Anniversary Pages remind us that "in 1969, just before the agency was established, the Cuyahoga River in Ohio became so polluted that it caught fire – a situation that provided impetus for Congress to pass the federal Clean Water Act."

What does our food or wine taste like when it is full of chemicals?


Picture above of sails in the atrium of an EPA building. They "reflect light downward and enhance day lighting throughout the interior of the building".

Happy 40th Birthday EPA for Green Day # 153

Previously: Honey by Sting and Trudie from their Slice of Heaven in Tuscany, il Palagio

(* picture from EPA's 40th Anniversary Pages)

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