Ronald Reagan on the role of government in environmental protection

“I’m proud of having been one of the first to recognize that States and the Federal Government have a duty to protect our natural resources from the damaging effects of pollution that can accompany industrial development.” — Ronald Reagan

The quote is taken from It’s conservative to conserve by Rob Sisson, president of Republicans for Environmental Protection, which was in the Washington Times on Monday. Sisson wrote in response to Steve Milloy’s editorial in the Washington Times the week before, Republicans green with Democrat envy: GOP activists pursue a liberal eco-agenda. Milloy is the publisher of

I’ll side with Reagan rather than Milloy on this one.

Grace and Peace

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