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Statement on the Senate Vote to Raise Fuel Economy Standards for the First Time in Decades

National Resource Defense Council, Fri July 13, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Washington, D.C, USA - Statement by Ann Bordetsky, NRDC Energy Policy Analyst, on the Senate vote to raise fuel economy standards for the first time in decades: "This is a vote for the auto industry's future, not its past. Automakers have the technology to improve fuel economy. This vote will help push more efficient cars into the marketplace."

NIKE to Donate $6 Million in Footwear to Help Teens Get Active and into Sport During Summer Break

Business Wire, Wed May 23, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - NIKE Inc. today announced the launch of its NikeSummerShoes program, which will deliver more than 60,000 pairs of shoes, worth an estimated $6 million, to young people in 21 communities from coast-to-coast to help them get active over summer break through sport, dance and play. Created in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), NikeSummerShoes is a key element in NRPA's "Step Up to Health" initiative, which is designed to leverage park and recreation assets to promote healthy lifestyles and build more livable communities.

Ancient tomb sheds new light on Egyptian colonialism

University of Chicago Press Journals , Wed May 17, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Chicago, IL - In approximately 1550 B.C., Egypt conquered its southern neighbor, ancient Nubia, and secured control of valuable trade routes.

Study: vegan diets healthier for planet, people than meat diets

University of Chicago, Fri April 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Chicago, IL - The food that people eat is just as important as what kind of cars they drive when it comes to creating the greenhouse-gas emissions that many scientists have linked to global warming, according to a report accepted for publication in the April issue of the journal Earth Interactions.

The Nature Conservancy’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve Expands to 2,500 Acres

Nature Conservancy, Wed June 29, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Chicago, IL - 2005-One of Illinois' most significant and dynamic prairies-The Nature Conservancy's Nachusa Grasslands Preserve-is growing from 1,500 acres to more than 2,500 acres.

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