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The environmental movement came from the population just like the civil rights movement.Back in the late 70's under Jimmy's administration many of the towns in Lake County, IN had big billboards bragging about the new sewer project.
The Feds paid 2/3?
The State 1/6?
The money went to local contractors and their employees. A public/private partnership.
We used to mess about on Cedar Lake back in the 60's-70's and it was green and stunk from the septic tanks. Under the EPA, sewers were installed. When I bought my new Hobie 16 in 1984 we took it there for its maiden voyage. Guess what, the water was clear.
It is too bad the Florida did not take advantage of this program. Maybe the Indian River Lagoon would be better place for Manatees to live. And here homeowners will be paying their own big bucks to get sewers.
...of The United States in order to form a more perfect union.
LBJ’s Great Society was nothing more than inserting itself in the natural progression of societal advancement, problem with the government is that a problem is never solved, although it has been , and the government never leaves that role. Department of Education, Department of Energy, the EPA , the government pats itself on its back for identifying problems that are never solved and the need for more government/ money