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SHIPPING INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO CALLS TO CUT AIR POLLUTION AS ENVIRONMENTAL MEETINGS CONCLUDE

London - Responding to pressure by environmental groups and governments, the London-based United Nations body that regulates shipping across the world agreed to review air pollution standards for the world's shipping fleet. The current regulations, adopted in 1997, are outdated and woefully inadequate. It will take two to three years to finalize any new regulations.

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH & U.S. PIRG ANAYLSIS

Final Energy Tax Package Overwhelmingly Favors Polluting Industries:

 

 

 

 

Summary of the Harmful Provisions in the Energy Bill

*Alaska Wilderness League * Defenders of Wildlife * Earthjustice * Friends of the Earth *

* League of Conservation Voters * National Audubon Society *

* National Environmental Trust * Public Citizen * Sierra Club *

* Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance * The Wilderness Society* U.S. PIRG *

Highway Robbery: Congress Takes the Money and Runs on Transportation Bill

Transportation Bill is Long on Pork, Short on Solutions

 

 

FDA to Lift Ban on Cloned Meat, Jeopardizing Food Safety

For Immediate Release

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Nick Berning, 202-222-0748

Expected FDA Decision to Lift Ban on Cloned Meat and Diary Products Contradicts Congressional Legislation and Ignores Consumer Concerns

FDA to lift ban on cloned meat, jeopardizing food safety

WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration is reportedly expected to lift a voluntary ban on potentially unsafe cloned meat and dairy products in the human food supply as soon as this week. This move directly contradicts congressional legislation that calls for further research and analysis before cloned meat and dairy products are allowed into grocery stores.