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  • Celebrating Earth Day 2020

    Earth Day, an annual holiday celebrating environmental protection, was first celebrated on April 22, 1970.

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    The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. More than 20 million Americans demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment in