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    Science and Environmental Regulatory Decisions

    The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Public Sector Solutions to Global Warming, Oversight, and Children’s Health Protection held a hearing on environmental regulatory decisions and…

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    Air Quality at Ground Zero

    Witnesses testified about the potential impact on public health of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks and subsequent clean-up efforts at the site. Topics included the levels of…

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    Clean Air Standards

    Witnesses testified about proposed revisions to the Clean Air Act. Among the topics they addressed were air quality standards, health threats from pollution, and the basis for making…

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    Lung Cancer and Air Pollution

    Dr. Thurston talked about a report he co-wrote on the links between air pollution and lung cancer. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Electrical Power Plant Emissions

    Witnesses testified about the impact on the environment and public health of emissions from power generating facilities. Among the issues addressed were ways to reduce greenhouse gasses, the Bush…

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