Monday, October 6, 1997

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  • EPA and Endocrine

    Environmental Protection Agency officials will be traveling around the country this month to hold public meetings to address growing concerns about the problem of hormone-disrupting chemicals that are finding their way into the food chain and water supplies.

  • Colombia Indians

    Indians living in an oil-rich region of the South American country of Colombia have been threatening mass suicide to block a planned drilling project by oil giant Occidental Petroleum. Leaders of the 4,000-member U’wa Indian tribe say that Occidental’s plans for the oil-rich Samore block in northeast Colombia threaten their livelihood and traditional way of life.

  • Kurds

    Thousands of Turkish soldiers continued their intervention in northern Iraq this weekend, part of a massive two week military assault on Kurdish rebel forces. The Turkish army claims that 415 rebels have been killed and says only six soldiers have died.

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