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America in the 1960s and 1970s: The Environment

The Environmental Movement

Counterculture Green: The Whole Earth Catalog and American Environmentalism.
Andrew G. Kirk. Lawrence, Kan., University Press of Kansas, 2007. 
Not in Our Backyard: The People and Events that Shaped America's Modern Environmental Movement.
Marc Mowrey and Tim Redmond. New York, W. Morrow, 1993. 
Documerica: Historical Photos and Images
Images from the EPA's Documerica Project (1971-77). The project was initiated to record the state of the environment and efforts to improve it.
Earth Day: Articles and Press Releases
From the EPA History site.

Environmental Disasters

Love Canal: Press Releases and Articles
From the EPA History site.
Love Canal and the Birth of the Environmental Health Movement
Lois Marie Gibbs. Washington, Island Press, 2010. 
Love Canal Collections
"An introduction to the history and background of the events that occured at Love Canal. Includes two chronologies of events, scanned documents of the Ecumenical Task Force, database of Love Canal articles, and a glossary of definitions for individuals, organizations, businesses, government agencies, chemical waste dump sites, and major issues relating to the Love Canal and other local environmental disaster areas." From the University at Buffalo Special Collections.
Love Canal Revisited: Race, Class, and Gender in Environmental Activism.
Elizabeth D. Blum. Lawrence, Kan., University Press of Kansas, 2008. 
Radiation Nation: Three Mile Island and the Political Transformation of the 1970s
Natasha Zaretsky. New York, Columbia University Press, 2018.
The Three Mile Island Emergency: Resource Center
"An extensive collection of documents of the accident, including: transcripts and audio recordings of interviews collected at the time, government and industry documents not readily available in other places, photographs and newspaper coverage." From Dickenson College.
Three Mile Island Sourcebook: Annotations of a Disaster.
Philip Starr and William Pearman. New York, Garland Pub., 1983.
Chronology and annotated bibliography. 
TMI 24 Years Later: The Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident and its Impact.
Bonnie A. Osif, Anthony J. Baratta, and Thomas W. Conkling. University Park, Pa., Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.

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