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11 Pollution Quotes

There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.

Robert Orben Quotes

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In 22 states parents can’t take kids fishing and eat the fish if they’re lucky enough to catch anything because of mercury. Think about that. In 44% of all river bodies and streams it’s not safe to fish or swim. And yet industrial polluters continue to block legislation that would prevent mercury and MTBE from polluting our water supplies and leaving children with debilitating diseases.

Senator John Kerry Quotes

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Pollution is the forerunner of perdition

John Trapp Quotes

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The automobile has not merely taken over the street, it has dissolved the living tissue of the city ... Gas-filled, noisy and hazardous, our streets have become the most inhumane landscape in the world.

James M. Fitch Quotes

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The economic and technological triumphs of the past few years have not solved as many problems as we thought they would, and, in fact, have brought us new problems we did not foresee.

Henry Ford Ii Quotes

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The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

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Among these treasures of our land is water--fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where properly used--but it can bring devastation and ruin when left uncontrolled.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

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We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels--local, State and Federal--in ending the pollution of our waters.

Robert F. Kennedy Quotes

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Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

Richard Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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Still, year after year strong mercury rules fail in Washington under pressure from corporate interests. Why? Not because the risks of mercury poisoning aren’t real. No, lobbyists for the big industries just say they can’t afford to make changes.

Senator John Kerry Quotes

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[There] is an increasing sense of what can be called "legal pollution."

Thomas Ehrlich Quotes

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