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EPA Relaxes Clean-Air Rules

The Bush administration issues long-awaited revisions to clean-air regulations, allowing utilities, refineries and manufacturers to avoid having to install expensive new anti-pollution equipment when modernizing plants. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.
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