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John Hoffman, a Force in Energy Efficiency, Dies at 62

Published: 
Tue, 10/16/2012 (All day)
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Energy

John Hoffman, who helped shape an international treaty in the 1980s to protect the ozone layer and later developed the Energy Star program, a widely recognized government stamp of approval for energy-efficient products, died on Sept. 24 in Washington. He was 62.

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Russell E. Train, Conservationist Who Helped Create the E.P.A., Dies at 92

Published: 
Mon, 09/17/2012 (All day)

Russell E. Train, a renowned conservationist who played a central role in the creation of groundbreaking laws and effective enforcement in response to rising concerns about environmental protection in America, died on Monday at his farm in Bozman, Md. He was 92.