This collection consists of materials
related to the Environmental Coalition of Orange County (ECOC), a non-profit environmental
group based in Santa Ana, California. The collection includes subjects divided into various
county environmental issues from the mid-to-late 1970s to the early 1980s. In addition to
correspondence to and from ECOC Executive Director, Harold (Hal) M. Thomas sprinkled
throughout the collection, there are a variety of printed materials on many different local
Formed in 1972, the purpose of the Environmental Coalition of Orange County, Inc. was
stated, "...to preserve and enhance the environmental quality of Orange County." The
Coalition informed its members and the public through its newsletter, "Environmental News"
which was described as a clearinghouse of all environmentally concerned groups and
individuals in Orange County.
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Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or
to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
This collection is open for research.