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Epa Strengthens Emission Standards For Large Ships

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule setting tough engine and fuel standards for large U.S.-flagged ships.

The agency calls this a major milestone in its coordinated strategy to slash marine diesel emissions.

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Mapes Wins Environmental Award

Dan Mapes of the National Lime & Stone Company, Findlay, Ohio, will receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's 2009 Environmental Leadership Award.

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Study: Climate Initiatives WoníT Harm Economy

Measures being proposed by the U.S. Climate Action Partnership to curb greenhouse gas emissions are unlikely to affect potential long-term economic growth in the United States

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Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area

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