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Ch-19 LESSON 5 ENVIRONMENTALISM
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The person who helped start the environmental movement was _______________. She was a _______________ who wrote the best-selling book _______________.
marine biologist, author, and conservationist
People were becoming upset over the increased use of _______________, particularly _______________, to control insect populations. Americans were concerned that the chemicals also killed _______________, _______________, and other creatures.
Smoke and chemical fumes combined to create _______________, which hung over many cities. Nearly all of the fish in Lake Erie disappeared because of _______________ and _______________.
In April 1970, the U.S. celebrated the first _______________, marking the beginning of the _______________. Many organizations like the Audubon Society worked to _______________ and _______________ of natural resources.
protect the environment
promote the conservation
In 1970 the National Environmental Policy Act created the _______________. The federal government also established _______________ for _______________ and _______________. It restricted the discharge of _______________ into the nation's lakes and rivers. It established ways to save threatened _______________ and _______________.
Environmental Protection Agency
A great display of community involvement occurred when the residents of _______________ noticed high incidences of _______________ in their community. Because the community was built on top of a _______________, they forced the government to _______________.
decades-old toxic waste dump
take steps to address these health threats
Citizens also became concerned over the use of _______________ to create electricity. When _______________ was accidently released from a facility at _______________, many residents fled or were _______________. Even President _______________ arranged a visit to allay some of the public's concerns.
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
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