Isaac and Charlie's Enviromental Timeline project

Timeline created by Isaac_and_Charlie
  • 1 Tree For Every 5 Down

    1 Tree For Every 5 Down
    William Penn States that there must be one tree standing for every five that were cut down.
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park
    Yellowstone beconesthefirst national park
  • Clean Air For All

    Clean Air For All
    First Clean Air Act passed by congress
  • Passing of the Wilderness Act

    Passing of the Wilderness Act
    Congress passed the Wilderness Act, establishing the National Wilderness Preservation System to “secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness.” By 2001, there were 90 million acres of preserved wilderness in the U.S.
  • Water Quality act passed

    Water Quality act passed
    The Water Quality act, stating the standards for water and pollution, was passed by President Johnson
  • River in Cleveland ignites in flame

    River in Cleveland ignites in flame
    Cuyahoga river in Cleveland ignitedin flames due to extreme levels of pollution in the water.
  • Earth Day

    Earth Day
    First Earth day was celebrated by morethan 20 million people
  • Exxon Valdes Oil spill

    Exxon Valdes Oil spill
    Oil spill that leaves 11 million gallons of oil in the water
  • Woman Block Destruction of Redwood

    Woman Block Destruction of Redwood
    Woman lived on top of a 180-foot tall Redwood tree for 735 days, successfully stopping the destruction of the tree.
  • San Francisco Oil Spill

    San Francisco Oil Spill
    58,000 gallons ofoil spill into the San Francisco bay. Resulting in thousands of dead seabirds.