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Quotation by Ronald Reagan
Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
Ronald Reagan (b. 1911), U.S. Republican politician, president. First published in Sierra (September 10, 1980). quoted in "Killer Trees," Reagan's Reign of Error, eds. Mark Green and Gail MacColl (1987).
Reagan later amended this figure to 93%....
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