Jan. 22, 1970:
"Restoring Nature to its natural state is a cause beyond party and beyond factions
. It has become a common cause of all of the people of this country," says U.S. President Richard M. Nixon in his State of the Union address.
Jan. 22, 1996:
Two University of Denver professors, George Pring and Penelope Canan, publish the definitive work on "SLAPPs." Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation are rapidly increasing as a tool deployed against community groups and nonprofits by better-funded opponents. Their book is titled "Getting Sued for Speaking Out
Jan. 22, 2008:
Just two days after Barack Obama’s inauguration as U.S. president, the nonpartisan research group factcheck.org examines campaign claims around the burning of so-called "clean coal
." The group concludes that "clean coal," which would burn with minimal impact on greenhouse gas emissions, is possible, but only with huge costs.
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