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1880 which criticising ‘the pollution of New York’s air by the Standard Oil plant in the Bronx. The company is depicted as “A HORRIBLE MONSTER, WHOSE TENTACLES SPREAD POVERTY, DISEASE AND DEATH”.’ and was published July 19th, 1880.

Image source: Kovarik, W. ”Industrial Revolution: 1810 – 1890″ Environmental History Timeline

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