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" We believe that all citizens have an inherent right to the enjoyment of pure and uncontaminated air, and water, and soil; that this right should be regarded as belonging to the whole community; and that no one should be allowed to trespass upon it by... "
Public Documents of Massachusetts - Page 323
by Massachusetts - 1870
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 46

Science - 1895 - 902 pages
...addressed to the Municipal Boards of Health, nominally existing in all the towns of the State, they say : " We believe that all citizens have an inherent right...carelessness or his avarice, or even by his ignorance. . . . These propositions are recognized in existing statutes, but they are not enforced, and the reason...
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Transactions of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, for the ..., Volume 30

State Medical Society of Wisconsin - Medicine - 1896 - 622 pages
..."survival of the fittest," or when an entire family perish, thus destroying all hope of "ancestry." "We believe that all citizens have an inherent right...carelessness or his avarice or even by his ignorance." These propositions are recognized by the public but they are not enforced, and the reason of that is,...
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State sanitation v. 1, 1917, Volume 1

George Chandler Whipple - 1917 - 424 pages
...physician in Massachusetts. This was a veritable declaration of rights as regards the public health: WE BELIEVE THAT ALL CITIZENS HAVE AN INHERENT RIGHT...CARELESSNESS OR HIS AVARICE OR EVEN BY HIS IGNORANCE. And in the first annual report we read: No board of health, if it rightly perform its duty, can separate...
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State Sanitation: A Review of the Work of the Massachusetts State ..., Volume 1

George Chandler Whipple - Medical - 1917 - 422 pages
...HAVE AN INHERENT RIGHT Rights in Public TO THE ENJOYMENT OF PURE AND UNCONTAMTNATED AIR AND He * lth WATER AND SOIL; THAT THIS RIGHT SHOULD BE REGARDED...CARELESSNESS OR HIS AVARICE OR EVEN BY HIS IGNORANCE. And in the first annual report we read: No board of health, if it rightly perform its duty, can separate...
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Annual Report - Massachusetts, Department of Public Health

Massachusetts. Department of Public Health - Public health - 1920 - 232 pages
...soil; that this right shall be regarded as belonging to the whole community; and that no one shall be allowed to trespass upon it by his carelessness or his avarice or even by his ignorance; Whereas, During the past fifty years there have been great advances in the fields of medicine, hygiene...
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The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 81

Medicine - 1869 - 664 pages
...life. We believe that all citizens have an inherent right to the enjoyment of pure and uucoutaminated air, and water, and soil ; that this right should...impartially enforced, we should have a condition of pnh-. lie cleanliness, and of public health, which would make Massachusetts a model for all other communities....
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Water Pollution Control - 1966, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Air and ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works - 1966 - 760 pages
...exceed the investment. In 1869 George C. Whipple, speaking for my State's first board of health said : We believe that all citizens have an inherent right...upon it by his carelessness or his avarice or even his ignorance. Now almost a hundred years later, the pollution of this Nation's waters is far more...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Public Works

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works - Legislative hearings - 1966 - 836 pages
...exceed the investment. In 1869 George C. Whipple, speaking for my State's first board of health said : We believe that all citizens have an inherent right...upon it by his carelessness or his avarice or even his ignorance. Now almost a hundred years later, the pollution of this Nation's waters is far more...
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Transportation Controls Under the Clean Air Act, Prepared by the Staff for ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1973 - 70 pages
...President, 100 years ago the first board of health in the United States, in Massachusetts, said this : We believe that all citizens have an inherent right...be allowed to trespass upon it by his carelessness and his avarice, or even by his ignorance. Mr. President, 100 years later it is time to write that...
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Reasonable Use: The People, the Environment, and the State, New England 1790 ...

John T. Cumbler - Science - 2001 - 279 pages
...of health argued, less than five years after the Civil War, for aggressive state action on the claim that "all citizens have an inherent right to the enjoyment...allowed to trespass upon it by his carelessness or his avarice."4 And the New Hampshire board, in its first report, stated that "every person has a legitimate...
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