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Activist Group Impersonates USCAP

2:54 PM MST | December 12, 2007 | Michelle Bryner

A press release claiming to be written by the U.S. Climate Action Partnership (USCAP; Washington) was distributed to the media last Monday saying that the group was calling for a moratorium on new coal-fired power plants and that its members had agreed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 90% by 2050. The press release included a link to a Web site that appeared identical to USCAP’s real site. The activists’ press release, as well as the Web site, is fraudulent and “does not represent USCAP or its views,” and the fake Web site has...

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