On Aug. 27, 2001, a conference of six New England states and five Eastern Canadian provinces will consider a groundbreaking strategy for reducing greenhouse gasses in the region.
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The next 6 weeks or so will see the peak of the hurricane season along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.Topics on the Beat:
On Aug. 7, 2001, the New England Governors Conference weighed in on the debate over MTBE and ethanol, sending a resolution to Congress asking it to drop rules under the Clean Air Act.Topics on the Beat:
Get ready for a battle over who gets to play "pollution cop" -- and watch for schizophrenia within EPA about whether the agency should keep the job.Topics on the Beat:
On Sept. 5, 2001, expect crowds at Forest Service regional offices and some local offices around the country.Topics on the Beat:
To help children heading back to school, the American Nurses Assoc. has just updated its educational package on healthier schools.Topics on the Beat:
While a few of the country's nearly 40,000 dry cleaners are opting for alternatives to the solvent perchloroethylene, most are not.Topics on the Beat:
Sometime in mid-late September, the Bureau of Land Management is expected to issue a key decision on the controversial "hard rock mining rule".Topics on the Beat:
The deepening standoff between the White House and Congressional investigators over access to information about how the Bush-Cheney administration formed its energy plan may start coming to a head Sept. 6, 2001.
The first state-by-state assessment of asthma prevalence was released Aug. 17, 2001, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Topics on the Beat: