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U.S., Canadian cities join together to launch battle against air pollution
- Author(s): Ward, Olivia
- et al.
In the chocking heat of a Washington summer, the U.S. Congress is going to battle over President George Bush’s clean-air proposals to cut toxic pollutants that cause smog and acid rain.
But meanwhile, city officials from Canada and the U.S. – weary of lengthy national and international debates over urgent pollution issues – held their own conference this weekend to save the environment.