American Environmental Leaders (2 Vol Set) by Anne Becher

By Anne Becher

A entire and numerous, award-winning number of biographies of an important figures in American environmentalism. As the environment adjustments, and environmental matters develop into an increasing number of accepted, this encyclopedia offers much-needed info at the key avid gamers within the environmental circulate.

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He recruited 20 investors to raise $1,250,000 in equity for his new company and joined an English supplier of carpet tiles, Carpets International, to found Carpets International–Georgia in April 1973. , in 1983, Anderson’s company acquired several competitors and related businesses during the mid-1980s and by 1988 had become the world’s largest global producer of carpet tiles. Listed in 1988 as a Fortune 500 company, Interface enjoyed spectacular success, from a business point of view.

Then as a student at Southern Methodist University (SMU), she challenged her sorority’s practices which favored white students. A. from SMU in 1974 and worked for one year for the Texas Department of Public Welfare in Dallas. Although welfare casework was frustrating because Anderson realized that the system, for all its good intentions, tended to control and harass its clients, Anderson gained a respect for poor 22 people’s ability to organize and help one another. Anderson began work in a doctoral program in sociology at the University of Oregon in 1975, where she concentrated on social policy, political economy, and field research methods.

ROOSEVELT and to other important political figures. He also made a trip to Washington to personally advocate the designation of this national park. Adams was also active in protesting the widening of Yosemite’s Tioga road as a part of the National Park Service’s Mission 66 in 1952. He even went so far as to resign from the board of directors because of the Sierra Club’s unwillingness to take a stance on the issue. As a private citizen, he denounced the plan as a violation of the National Park Service Act, bordering on criminal negligence.

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