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The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented.

 
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Dixie Lee Ray
Dixie Lee Ray
  • Born: September 3, 1914
  • Died: January 2, 1994
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Dixy Lee Ray was an American scientist and politician who served as the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of Washington. Variously described as idiosyncratic, and "ridiculously smart," she was the state's first female governor and was in office during the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. She was a supporter of atomic energy.