Pollution, Politics and Protest

by Charles L. Gould, Publisher; San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, CA,

Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 1, Pg. 23-34

Document Type: Journal Paper


The writer, the publisher of San Francisco Examiner has presented this enlightening speech to various West Coast organizations. He puts various aspects of the current environmental revolution into a new perspective. Recent environmental controversies are compared to famous natural disasters of the past. The writer pleads for reason and responsibility in these matters, with well-formulated plans and programs based on sound and serious study. With many well-taken examples, the author backs his statement that ...ours is not a sick society. It's far from perfect, but it is also far and away the most enlightened, most unselfish, most compassionate in the history of the world.

Subject Headings: Pollution | Political factors | Environmental issues | Coastal environment | Organizations | Natural disasters | History

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