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  Smoke-Abatement Law Enacted
Category:  Politics and Government
Brief Description:  A stiff smoke-abatement law was enacted in 1940 in response to 1939´s infamous "Black Tuesday" when smoke and pollution blotted out the mid-day sun in St. Louis. The smoke abatement law prohibited the burning of soft coal.
Year:  1940
Decade:  1940 - 1949
Beginning Date:    1940



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