THE 1970s: THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF LESS GOVERNMENT, NO EPA

800px-SMOKE_OVER_THE_CLARK_AVENUE_BRIDGE_-_NARA_-_550185Smoke over the Clark Avenue Bridge 

lossy-page1-120px-THE_SUN_RISES_OVER_CLEVELAND'S_SMOG-OBSCURED_SKYLINE_-_NARA_-_550304.tifThe sun rises over Cleveland’s smog-obscured skyline.                                                                                                                                             

lossy-page1-120px-CLEVELAND_SKYLINE_IN_THE_SMOG_OF_JULY_20,_1973,_DAY_OF_POLLUTION_ALERT_-_NARA_-_550190.tifCleveland skyline in the smog of July 20, 1973

lossy-page1-120px-HAZY_CLEVELAND_SKYLINE_ON_JULY_20,_1973-DAY_OF_A_POLLUTION_ALERT_-_NARA_-_550186.tifHazy Cleveland on day of pollution alert

 lossy-page1-120px-ON_JULY_20,_1973-DAY_OF_A_POLLUTION_ALERT-CLEVELAND_SKYLINE_IS_BARELY_VISIBLE_FROM_WEST_SHOREWAY_-_NARA_-_550178.tifCleveland skyline barely visible from West Shoreway (Ohio State Route 2)

 Source:   All photo credits US National Archives and Records Administration

 

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