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2009-03-31 06:40:00

A U.S. request was made to the United Nations International Maritime Organization asking that a safe barrier be established along American coastlines to reduce pollution emitted by ocean-going ships which jeopardize human health, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday, in a report accounted by Reuters.  EPA Administrator, Lisa Jackson, commented, "This is an important and long overdue step in our efforts to protect the air and the water along our shores and the health of the...


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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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