1971-1977: Documerica, Polluted America Amanda January 13, 2013 1970-1979, Places 5 CommentsFavourited 1368 times Add to favourites For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the newly created Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s. 5 Responses amyjohnn January 13, 2013 And global warming is a myth… :’c Reply Matt Melchert January 13, 2013 LOL….so why do you own a car? Why did you EVER buy a plane ticket? Why do you own whiteware? Why do you own a computer? Why do you heat your home in winter? Why do you use electric lights? Why do you use a cellphone? Why do you buy products with plastic packaging? Why do you buy cheap stuff made in Asia at all? So change your lifestyle. Or else just SHUT UP. Reply Michael January 13, 2013 We’ve come such a long way in understanding our connection (our place) in this world, but have such a long, long way to go……… Reply Scrivener666 January 13, 2013 The cooling towers in the first and several other pictures may look spectacular but all they’re giving off is water vapour. Having said that, there is also some shocking stuff. Reply alan_bickerstaff January 14, 2013 If you liked these, I would recommend watching “Koyaanisqatsi” – a non-narrative film by Godfrey Reggio (music by Philip Glass) that was filmed at about the same time as these photos were taken. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.