Reagan calls conservation 'common sense' and a national forest is opened for logging.
Fri, Jan 25 2013 at 6:00 AM
Jan. 25, 1984:
Proposing increases in toxic waste cleanup budgets and acid rain research, U.S. President Ronald Reagan says in his State of the Union address
, "Preservation of our environment is not a liberal or conservative challenge, it's common sense."
Jan. 25, 2009:
A study published in the journal Science
says that droughts and warming temperatures have doubled the rate of tree death in forests in the western U.S.
Jan. 25, 2012:
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists releases a report on the “Free-for-all”
decimating fisheries in the South Pacific, one of the last remaining ocean areas not plagued by overfishing.
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