10 September

'What planet is he living on?' _ President Mitterand on Ronald Reagan
September 2009

'Approximately 80 percent of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation. So let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emissions standards for man-made sources.'

Thus said Ronald Reagan to the Sierra Club on this day in 1980. Even worse, he later amended this figure to 93 percent.

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