thenoobyorker: motherjones: Smog: The Original Instragram. In…

thenoobyorker:

motherjones:

Smog: The Original Instragram. In the 1970s, when the Clean Air Act (signed by Nixon in 1970) was just getting on a roll, the nascent EPA commissioned a series of photographs for the Documerica project to record pollution in America. They’re still pretty compelling; check out the rest here.

Smog: The Original Instagram, I laughed but then I cried.