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  • Not Just Fueling Around

    DaimlerChrysler and Ford are teaming up with oil companies, a fuel-cell firm, and the state of California to build a demonstration fleet of as many as 45 fuel-cell cars and buses by 2001. The test program is seen as a big step forward in making the technology widely available. Meanwhile, GM and Toyota today will […]

  • Clean Air: Maybe in Time for Y3K

    The EPA is planning to make states clean up the air in national parks — though under the current plan, they wouldn’t be held accountable until 2064. Regulations to be announced by Pres. Clinton, perhaps as early as Earth Day this Thursday, would require states to assess their haze problems, develop cleanup plans by 2008, […]

  • Attack Dog for Buddy Gore

    Pres. Clinton went to bat for Vice Pres. Al Gore on Friday, vigorously defending him against charges from environmental groups that he has slacked off on addressing climate change. In a letter to the heads of enviro groups, Clinton wrote, “No one has done more over the past decade to mobilize action against climate change […]

  • Denis Hayes, Earth Day Network

    Denis Hayes is president and chair of the Earth Day Network, which this week is launching an Earth Day 2000 campaign focusing on global warming and energy use. Hayes was the national coordinator for the first Earth Day in 1970 and now earns his keep as president of the Bullitt Foundation in Seattle. Grist, not […]