October/November 1999, p.3

Dump Diesel Buses Now!

The MTA's five year spending plan includes the purchase of 700 new diesel buses. This is wrong. Even the most carefully tuned diesel buses spew out microscopic particles that cause asthma and lung cancer. The Natural Resources Defense Council estimates that diesel emissions cause 4,000 premature deaths in the city each year.
Now is the time to stop the MTA once and for all from purchasing new diesel buses.

Don't wait - send the enclosed postcard today.

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