two weeks in the West

October 2006
High Country News;10/30/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 20, p3
The article offers news briefs related to the environment in western U.S. The Environmental Protection Agency has tightened the standards on daily exposure to soot which causes respiratory and cardiac illness. It has been reported that 11 trailer parks have been erased in northern Idaho. Meanwhile, Xcel Energy Inc. has selected Baltimore-based SunEdison to build and operate the largest solar power plant in the country.


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