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Sandusky Sunday Register (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Sandusky, Ohio Sunday May 27 Cloudy High of 70 Chance of rain. A-6 veterans remember i allies recall evacuation at Dunkirk. A-3 the big sleep Hospital opens new sleep Laboratory. B-1 state qualified Sisters to represent she in Columbus. D-1 Sandusky copyright 1990, Sandusky newspapers inc. Sandusky Ohio Register sunday May 27, 1990 vol. 168, no. 57 75 Cen Spac Money Clouds clean air Billon paper monday a the Register will not be published monday May 28, in Observance of memorial Day. Business and editorial offices will be closed but will reopen awards a Hove Fra students were honoured for their outstanding work during the school year. B-4.Strong Market a though land deals have declined real estate officials say the housing Market in this area remains Strong. B-5.burglars Nab $250,000 from Cash machines new York up burglars broke into two automatic Teller machines at a chemical Bank Branch on Manhattan a West Side stealing More than $250,000 Early saturday police said. The heist at the chemical Branch was discovered at 9 30 . By Bank Security workers who found the Bank door open said sgt. De Burns a police spokesman. A the Security people think it happened Between 3 . And 9 30 .,�?� Burns said. A they got away with More than a Quarter million Washington up . Companies that stand to Benefit substantially from alternative fuel requirements in clean air legislation pending in Congress have funnelled millions of dollars in Campaign Money to key lawmakers a United press International Survey indicates. A up review of political action committee donations shows that the companies which include methanol producers and ethanol interests have delivered nearly $6 million to incumbents most of which was received Over the past three years. Many of the top recipients pushed through Congress favourable clean fuel provisions. Not surprisingly lawmakers cast their votes in the clean air Bill like other legislation in favor of Home state interests with farm state congressmen supporting ethanol fuels and southwestern congressmen favouring Oil and natural Gas. But the Large Pac donations of these interest groups suggests that economic concerns played As big a role As environmental policy in the development of the Bill. Nowhere was this More True than in the alternative fuels debate where methanol and ethanol companies Able to produce cleaner burning fuels conducted a Trench War with a Pac Arsenal exceeding $3 million. The ethanol Effort was supplemented with $2.5 million from agribusiness companies which stand to profit from ethanol fuel requirements. The alternative fuels portion of the clean air legislation is one of the most contentious aspects of the Bill pitting the powerful automobile and Oil industries against agriculture clean fuel producers and environmental groups. A it was a Divide and conquer strategy a said sen. Tim Wirth d-colo., a leading environmentalist in Congress. A most of the debate on the floor of the Senate was run by politics not environmental both houses of Congress have adopted slightly different versions of the clean air act which awaits Resolution following Senate and House negotiations this summer. The Bills contain Tough tailpipe emission standards that would require a 39 percent reduction in hydrocarbons and a 60 percent Cut in nitrogen oxides two components of smog. The alternative fuels provision of both a see Pac Page a-2 wedding rings egg Shell Cartons join tons of trash on american beaches Washington up As americans begin their annual summer pilgrimage to the Beach this weekend an environmental group has provided a disturbing reminder that they Are Likely to find More than pretty seashells Down by seashore. The Center for Marine conservation reporting this week on its second annual nationwide Beach cleanup Campaign said 65,636 volunteers picked up 861 tons of trash from beaches in 25 states and . Territories in the fall of 1989. States with the most garbage were Florida at 400,000 pounds Texas 316,000 California 207,058 Hawaii 186,000 and North Carolina 163,000. The Center noted states with the most trash were generally the ones that had the most volunteers cleaning the most Miles of Beach a not necessarily the dirtiest beaches. The centers Beach cleanup program which yielded 1,000 tons of garbage in 1988, is unusual in that volunteers Are asked to identify each piece of coast guard promotes float plan for boaters United press International with another boating season officially underway on Lake Erie the coast guard is advising pleasure Craft Skippers to file a a float plan that indicates where they Are going and when they expect to return. Air plane pilots file flight plans before takeoffs making Rescue operations easier should a mishap occur. The coast guard suggests boaters follow a similar pattern when venturing out on the Broad expanses of Lake Erie. The coast guard says seven people died in boating accidents on Lake Erie last year up from five the year before. A float plan often involves telling a Marina a family member or even the coast guard about a boaters plans. Mike kitchens a Petty officer with the Bay View Park station in Toledo said excursion plans make it easier to find a see boat Page a-2 garbage they pick up providing a detailed overview of the nations Ocean pollution problem. In combing 2,946 Miles of Shoreline nationwide volunteers recovered 3 million pieces of garbage including items As varied As bottle Caps lobster traps fast food wrappers a see trash Page a-2 inside Index almanac. A-6 books in review a-7 Bridge. B-8 business. B-5 classified ads. .c-6-12 entertainment ads.d-7 farm journal. A-8 Horoscope. B-8 Kaleidoscope. C-1-5 obituaries. A-6 lottery pick-3. 092 pick-4. 5393 lotto.9,16,19,23,24,26 j kicker. .763669 hostage takers blame . For palestinian massacre Beirut Lebanon up an extremist group claiming to hold two american hostages warned saturday that the United states and Israel a will pay the Price for the massacre of seven palestinians by an israeli last week. A America is directly responsible for shedding the blood of the palestinians said the islamic jihad for the liberation of Palestine in a one Page Handwritten statement delivered to the offices of a Western news Agency in moslem West Beirut. The statement by the group which claims to be holding american professors Alann Steen and Jesse Turner was accompanied by a color photograph of the two men. Both had overgrown beards were seated and appeared smiling in the picture. It was the first statement issued by hostage keepers since the release last month of . Citizen Frank Reed. The islamic jihad group claimed to have kidnapped Steen and Turner along with a see hostage Page a-2 rail strike tests new polish government Chicago Tribune Warsaw Poland talks aimed at resolving a railway strike collapsed saturday presenting Poland a Solidarity led government with the unhappy Prospect of facing its most serious political Challenge and its first electoral test simultaneously. Representatives of the strik ing railway workers stormed out of a meeting with government negotiators just hours before polls opened in sundays nationwide local elections. Those elections Are the first truly free elections in Poland since world War ii and Are widely considered a referendum on Solidarity a first nine months in Power. Labor minister Jacek Kuron and transport minister Adam Wieladek had hoped to give the government an important psychological boost by ending the strike on the eve of the elections. And for a while saturday it appeared they were making headway. A see strike Page a-2heroes in Blue and Gray Perkins High school student Christine Wurzel left holds an Ohio state Flag in one hand while preparing to throw a water grenade in a recreation of a civil War Battle Between Union and Confederate troops. Truli Powell right protects the american Flag. Story More photos on the historic reenactment today on Page b-1. Register photo a Eric Kaiser

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