Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.
Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.
After all, despite the economic advantage to firms that employed child labor, it was in the social interest, as a national policy, to abolish it - removing that advantage for all firms.