The EPA may be cool now, what with its quick response to Hurricane Sandy addressing both environmental and public health threats faster than Congress, but these photos make it clear - it was always cool
In the 1970s, the EPA commissioned photographers to take photos of the environment and the “human condition” of American life. The Documerica project’s photos have recently been unearthed, and you can see them now.
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(Staten Island, May 1974)