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Spring is still silent

By Russ Conser | January 1, 2020

More than 50 years, Rachel Carson put environmental issues on the map with her book “Silent Spring.”  As a result, DDT was banned, the EPA was formed, and Earth Day was born. Given the magnitude of that “Carson Shock,” here’s a hard to swallow truth – our spring is still silent. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, 3…