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Happy Earth Day!

Apr 22, 2014

It might be hard to imagine, but before 1970, all factories could unendingly spew black, toxic clouds into the air.

All our national industrial companies could dump many millions of tons of toxic waste into our oceans. And here in Maryland, manufacturing companies could put their poisonous byproducts straight into the Chesapeake Bay.

And it was all perfectly legal.