Tuesday, February 10, 2009

In the News: Feb-10

Wordle: In the News: Feb-10

EPA reconsiders Bush rule on air pollution permits - 10 Feb 2009 at 3:01pm - WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is delaying a rule issued in the final days of President George W. Bush's presidency that would have let some industrial facilities avoid having to install pollution controls when they expand.

Hamas torturing, killing 'collaborators': Amnesty - 10 Feb 2009 at 3:00pm - Human rights group Amnesty International has accused the Palestinian militant movement Hamas of killing, torturing, maiming and abducting people it accuses of collaborating with Israel.

Salazar rejects Bush drilling plan - 10 Feb 2009 at 2:26pm - WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has rejected a Bush administration plan to open vast waters off the Pacific and Atlantic coasts to oil and gas drilling.

Senate Roll Vote: How they voted on stimulus bill - 10 Feb 2009 at 2:23pm - The 61-37 roll call by which the Senate on Tuesday voted to pass an $838 billion economic recovery plan.

Geithner pledges forceful attack on banking crisis - 10 Feb 2009 at 11:25am - WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the new administration will wage an aggressive two-front battle against the worst financial crisis in seven decades, while the Federal Reserve expands a key lending program to up to $1 trillion.

Thought for the day:
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager." -William S. Burroughs (1914 - 1997)


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