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May 14, 2000 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court is expected to decide soon, possibly by Monday, whether to hear the Clinton administration's plea to revive its strict anti-smog standards, rules that were struck down suddenly last year by a pro-business appeals court. Lawyers on both sides of the issue have called the dispute over air quality standards the biggest environmental case in years. At issue is whether the Environmental Protection Agency can seek roughly a 10% reduction in air pollution over the next decade.
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May 14, 2000 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court is expected to decide soon, possibly by Monday, whether to hear the Clinton administration's plea to revive its strict anti-smog standards, rules that were struck down suddenly last year by a pro-business appeals court. Lawyers on both sides of the issue have called the dispute over air quality standards the biggest environmental case in years. At issue is whether the Environmental Protection Agency can seek roughly a 10% reduction in air pollution over the next decade.
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NEWS
February 4, 1997 | Reuters
The American Lung Assn. said Monday it would fight the Environmental Protection Agency's request for more time to set air quality standards. The association, which initially sued the EPA to push it to review its air standards, said that it would ask the court to deny the EPA's request and hold it to a court-ordered June deadline to issue new rules against soot and smog air pollution. The association said that it endorses a 30-day extension of the public comment period, now set to end Feb.
NEWS
February 17, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An alien invasion threatens the United States, biologists warned, and they want a government commission to investigate the menace. So many small sea creatures from Asia, Europe and other distant shores are turning up on America's coasts that in some places, the native inhabitants can hardly be found. Scientists gathered in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Assn.
NEWS
July 1, 1993 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The federal government must complete a full study of the environmental effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a U.S. District Court ruled Wednesday, dealing a jarring setback to White House efforts to gain quick approval of the accord. Clinton Administration officials said that they will appeal the decision quickly. If the ruling by Judge Charles R.
NEWS
February 17, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An alien invasion threatens the United States, biologists warned, and they want a government commission to investigate the menace. So many small sea creatures from Asia, Europe and other distant shores are turning up on America's coasts that in some places, the native inhabitants can hardly be found. Scientists gathered in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Assn.
NEWS
May 28, 1992 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House, winding up one of the most complex and bitter legislative debates of this session, passed a far-reaching energy bill Wednesday aimed at reducing reliance on imported oil by encouraging development of renewable fuels, requiring greater energy efficiency and easing federal regulations for new nuclear power plants.
NEWS
April 18, 1988 | From Associated Press
Earth faces environmental catastrophe unless developing nations stem rapid overpopulation, a population control group said Sunday, but a critic dismissed the report as invalid speculation by humorless doom-sayers. "World population, now 5.1 billion, grew by an unprecedented 90 million people last year. Over the next 10 years, the world will add another billion people.
BUSINESS
December 22, 1991 | RUSS WILES, RUSS WILES is an Irvine-based writer specializing in mutual funds
Now's a good time to start thinking about which types of mutual funds to hold next year. But before you do, you will have to grapple with a related question: What will happen to the economy in '92? "The main risk is that economic growth might not pick up," says Stephen McKee, editor of the No-Load Mutual Fund Selections & Timing Newsletter, based in Dallas. "If we slide back into recession, all equity funds will do poorly--you would want to have your money in bond funds."
NATIONAL
September 26, 2007 | Judy Pasternak, Times Staff Writer
President Bush skipped the United Nations gathering on global warming for 80 world leaders in New York this week, and he had to be coaxed into attending the secretary-general's more intimate dinner on the subject. But now he is about to tackle climate change his way. Bush has called a meeting of his own in Washington of the 17 largest emitters of greenhouse gases.
NEWS
February 4, 1997 | Reuters
The American Lung Assn. said Monday it would fight the Environmental Protection Agency's request for more time to set air quality standards. The association, which initially sued the EPA to push it to review its air standards, said that it would ask the court to deny the EPA's request and hold it to a court-ordered June deadline to issue new rules against soot and smog air pollution. The association said that it endorses a 30-day extension of the public comment period, now set to end Feb.
NEWS
July 1, 1993 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The federal government must complete a full study of the environmental effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a U.S. District Court ruled Wednesday, dealing a jarring setback to White House efforts to gain quick approval of the accord. Clinton Administration officials said that they will appeal the decision quickly. If the ruling by Judge Charles R.
NEWS
May 28, 1992 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House, winding up one of the most complex and bitter legislative debates of this session, passed a far-reaching energy bill Wednesday aimed at reducing reliance on imported oil by encouraging development of renewable fuels, requiring greater energy efficiency and easing federal regulations for new nuclear power plants.
NEWS
March 27, 1988 | LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writer
The ad might run: three-bedroom, three-bath home on golf course with equestrian center, nearby school, "bliss, perfect health, and the fulfillment of all your desires and aspirations." A bargain at $500,000. The name that may or may not appear on the gate of this Utopia is the Maharishi Heaven on Earth Development Corp. Transcendental Meditation, founded about 30 years ago by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, is going into real estate.
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