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15 August 2001

Air and water pollution becoming great threat to citizens of Multan [Pakistan]

Author: Hoover's Online

Air pollution and water pollution have become a great threat to the existence of the residents of Multan, spreading critical diseases due to continuous flow and discharge of gases from industrial fertiliser plants and liquid waste from municipal and...

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15 August 2001

EPA delays review of power plant pollution rules

Author: Tom Doggett, Reuters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Tuesday it would delay until September its assessment of whether the agency should change the way power plants and oil refineries are regulated for clean air violations.

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1 August 2001

ENVIRONMENT-U.S.: Critics Condemn Review of Clean Air Act

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service

President George W. Bush's request to review the Clean Air Act - considered one of the most important U.S. environmental laws - could halt government efforts to stop some of the world's largest energy companies from polluting, warn health and...

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31 July 2001

Brazil sees a new forest for the trees

Author: Andrew Downie, Washington Times

The reconstruction of [41,500 acres of] the Atlantic Forest, one of the world's most diverse and endangered wooded areas, was under way. The restoration project has been made possible by an unusual collaboration between Brazilian ecologists and U.S....

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30 July 2001

EnBW says to invest millions of marks in renewables

Author: Reuters

Germany's third biggest utility EnBW said last week it plans to invest "millions of marks" in renewable energy projects.

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27 July 2001

Attempt To Weaken Clean Air Standards Called An Attack On Public Health [USA]

Author: Earthjustice

Industry Up To Old Tricks Again

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Article
23 July 2001

Study estimates environmental costs of energy output

Author: Reuters

The cost of producing electricity from coal or oil would double if costs such as damage to the environment and health were taken into account, according to the results of a study published last week. The cost of electricity production from gas would...

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22 July 2001

G8 plan for Africa pointless without renewable energy support

Author: joint statement by Greenpeace, WWF and ECA Watch

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20 July 2001

NAFTA Panel Examines Air Pollution

Author: Associated Press, in Las Vegas Sun

Electricity plant emissions and waste made up the largest portion of industrial pollution in Canada and the United States in 1998, according to a report issued Friday.

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18 July 2001

Ex-Republican senator aims at power plant emissions [USA]

Author: Reuters

Vermont Sen. Jim Jeffords, who quit the Republican party, giving control of the Senate to the Democrats, said on Tuesday that as head of the Senate Environment committee he would try to cap US power plant emissions to help curb global warming.

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