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15 April 2003

Environmental Defense Applauds EPA For Historic Clean Air Proposal - Action On Diesel One Of The Single Most Important Measures to Protect Public Health From Air Pollution

Author: Environmental Defense

Environmental Defense today praised an historical proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to curb harmful diesel exhaust from "nonroad" sources such as construction, industrial, mining, and agricultural equipment.

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15 April 2003

U.S. proposes rules to cut diesel pollution

Author: Todd Zwillich, Reuters

The Bush Administration proposed new rules Tuesday that aim to drastically reduce diesel pollution generated by farm and industrial equipment over the next decade.

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15 April 2003

U.S. proposes rules to cut diesel pollution

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15 October 2002

Florida workplace deaths rise [USA]

Author: Palm Beach Post

Workplace deaths increased in Florida in 2001 for the first time in three years, the state Department of Insurance reported Monday...Among the transportation-related deaths were 67 involving employees working in transportation and material-moving...

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7 October 2002

US green group says diesel soot is big cancer risk

Author: Reuters

Tiny soot particles emitted by diesel-fueled cars, trucks and construction equipment are a major contributor to the cancer risk from air pollution, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group said.

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23 September 2002

Corporate Responsibility: Myth or Reality?

Author: Otto J. Reich, U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Remarks to the Inter-American Development Bank Conference on Corporate Social Governance

[includes references to initiatives by Bell Helicopter, Bank of America, Wal-Mart, Caterpillar, ITT Industries, John Deere, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Sun Microsystems, Daimler-Chrysler]

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2 August 2002

No delay for US rules for clean diesel engines - EPA

Author: Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday formalized penalties against manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines that fail to meet lower government-mandated emissions standards by the 2004 model year, rejecting an industry request to delay the...

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