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Excerpt from 1970 Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union (January 22, 1970)
The automobile is our worst polluter of the air. Adequate control requires further advances in engine design and fuel composition. We shall intensify our research, set increasingly strict standards, and strengthen enforcement procedures-and we shall do it now.
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Street litter, rundown parking strips and yards, dilapidated fences, broken windows, smoking automobiles, dingy working places, all should be the object of our fresh view.


Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
May 6, 1971Statement About Agreements With Panama and Colombia To Complete the Pan American HighwayPresident Richard Nixon
August 17, 1971Statement About Rescission of Price Increases by Automobile ManufacturersPresident Richard Nixon
September 29, 1971Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Reports on Highway, Traffic, and Motor Vehicle Safety ProgramsPresident Richard Nixon
November 19, 1971Message to the Congress Transmitting Part I of a Two-Part Study on Railroad-Highway Safety.President Richard Nixon
August 4, 1972Statement About Signing a Bill Providing Emergency Highway Repairs Following Tropical Storm Agnes and the South Dakota FloodPresident Richard Nixon
October 21, 1972Statement About Signing the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings ActPresident Richard Nixon
August 13, 1973Statement on Signing a Highway and Mass Transit Bill.President Richard Nixon
October 30, 1973Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Reports on Highway, Traffic, and Motor Vehicle Safety Programs.President Richard Nixon
January 2, 1974Statement on Signing the Emergency Highway Energy Conservation ActPresident Richard Nixon




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