A new national park opens, and a conference that dismisses climate change is held.
Sat, Mar 02 2013 at 6:00 AM
March 2, 1899:
The land around a massive, snow-covered volcano visible from downtown Seattle is declared Mount Rainier National Park
March 2, 1972:
The state of Indiana issues the first wastewater discharge permits allowing industrial facilities to dump treated water under the new federal Clean Water Act.
March 2, 2008:
The Chicago-based Heartland Institute hosts its first annual Global Warming Conference
, which involves scientists and conservative political activists who gather in New York City to dismiss concerns about a warming climate.
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