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DTE is among the energy companies referred to in the story below

 

http://www.nrdc.org/media/pressreleases/050210.asp

 

NRDC FINDS MORE POLLUTER FINGERPRINTS ON PROPOSED AIR LEGISLATION
Eight Energy Companies Wrote Weaker Cleanup Requirements into Bill

 

WASHINGTON (February 10, 2005) -- A secret utility industry lobbying document recently obtained by NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) reveals that corporate polluters helped draft a White House legislative proposal that weakens the Clean Air Act. The proposal is now known as the Clear Skies Act of 2005 (Senate bill 131). (For a pdf file of the industry document, click here.)

 

 

Kim D. Hunter

Media Coordinator

Sierra Club Mackinac Chapter

2727 Second Ave. #318

Detroit, MI 48201

 

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