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Re: [greenyes] Chrichtons book

See my sort-of-review at

It¹s a painful exercise, but important to read nonetheless.


on 5/5/05 7:04 PM, Thomas Vinson-Peng at tvinson@no.address wrote:

> Who has read State of Fear? What do you think?
> Thomas Vinson-Peng
> Southwest Network for Zero Waste
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen N Weisser [mailto:stevew@no.address]
> Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2005 3:20 PM
> To: greenyes@no.address
> Subject: [greenyes] Media Release - New technologies bring more green
> products to catalog offering - now available
> Dear Friends,
> Our biggest and best ever new catalog is out! See below press release for
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> press release.
> Steve Weisser
> GreenLine Paper
> 1-800-641-1117
> ------
> 5/3/2005
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: - Business/Environment News
> New technologies bring more green products to catalog offering
> GreenLine Paper Company of York Pennsylvania is releasing their 2005-2006
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> "I see some light at the end of the tunnel in the quest for sustainability,
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> -30-

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