Cleveland's Cuyahoga River burned for the last time 50 years ago this week. It was a small fire, under control in a half hour and fully extinguished within two hours. A firefighter told reporters it "wasn't that big a deal." Yet the blaze has been credited with sparking passage of the Clean Water Act.
Sometime in the 1980's, I spoke to a crowd of a hundred or so people at Youngstown State University in the Rust Belt city in Northeast Ohio.
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