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The Nation

Leaders of 10 major environmental groups offered more than 100 proposals to save the Earth, ranging from a freeze on nuclear weapons to a halt on world population growth. The 55,000-word document issued in Washington also called for tougher pollution laws, greater protection of endangered plants and animals and more efficient use of energy, such as a requirement that new cars average 60 miles per gallon by 1995. The report, “An Environmental Agenda for the Future,” said public awareness is the key to survival and proposed courses of action for nations and governments, people and industries.


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