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Walter A. Lawrance with students, Lewiston, ca. 1949

Walter A. Lawrance with students, Lewiston, ca. 1949

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Bates College Chemistry Professor Walter A. Lawrance with students in the lab.

Lawrance was the Androscoggin Rivermaster from 1947-1978, a position from which he controlled the amount of pollution in the river discharged by three major paper mills.

He developed anti-pollution standards for the state.

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