Top 10 GREENEST Presidents

05.05.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

by Danielle Witter

 

Unfortunately, environmental actions and efforts of sustainability are not always among the top priorities on the agenda of the President of the United States. In fact, one may think that that environmental preservation is a modern topic that was not even considered by presidents hundreds of years ago. The truth is, several presidents have worked towards creating a greener country – dating all the way back to the early 1800s! For example, did you know that Abraham Lincoln established the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)? Did you know that Nixon signed the bills that established the Environmental Protection Agency and the landmark Clean Air Act? Read this interesting post on The Daily Green to find out more!

http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/greenest-presidents-460808#slide-1

 

 

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