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April 24, 2020

Earth Day 2020 was April 22 — that date marked 50 years since the first Earth Day in 1970.

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10 percent of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet. The first Earth Day is credited with launching the modern environmental movement and is now recognized as the planet’s largest civic event. This led to passage of landmark environmental laws in the United States, including the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered...

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