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2009-10-20 11:11:00

New Car Standards Will Strengthen Nation's Security While Reducing Pollution WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public hearings commence this week on the nation's first greenhouse gas pollution standards. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) officials will hear public testimony on proposed new historic fuel economy benchmarks and national greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger vehicles: October 21st in Detroit, October 23rd in...

2008-09-04 15:00:17

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Sean Crowley, +1-202-572-3331, scrowley@edf.org, Vickie Patton, +1-303-447-7215, vpatton@edf.org, or Janea Scott, +1-213- 223-2186, jscott@edf.org, all of Environmental Defense Group Says Clean Air Standards Will Cut Summertime Smog Pollution, Protect Kids Health WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today took action to cut pollution from a major source of summertime smog and to protect human health by...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'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.'