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Thanks for reading this special message from (de)regulation nation, a production of Brooklyn Radio Telegraph LLC.

This message’s quote is by R.E.M., from the song “Cuyahoga,” on the album “Life’s Rich Pageant.”

  • The song evokes the historic industrial pollution of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River, which gained global attention when the river caught fire (although not for the first time) in 1969.

  • That fire helped inspire the the first Earth Day in 1970, and the bipartisan passage of 1972’s Clean Water Act.

  • Congress overrode President Richard Nixon’s veto to enact the CWA.

  • Read (and listen to a radio story) about the Cuyahoga River fire of 1969 at The Allegheny Front. “It didn’t even look like water. It looked like oil and grease and paint.”

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