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Enviro-Mich message from Tracey Easthope <tracey@ecocenter.org>
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16445-2002Dec5.html



Washington Post
Mich. Weighs Lower Dioxin Standards
Engler's Critics Accuse Him of Giving Dow Chemical 'Sweetheart Deal'

By Eric Pianin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, December 6, 2002; Page A02


In one of his final acts as Michigan governor, John Engler (R) is trying
to ease state standards for toxic dioxin pollution, a move that could
relieve Dow Chemical Co. of substantial liability for future cleanup
operations at the company's headquarters and along a large watershed
leading into Lake Huron.


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