Lower CO2 emissions will reduce heart attacks, says Obama

(AGI/AFP) Washington, May 31 - United States President BarackObama says the government's plan for reducing carbon dioxideemissions could prevent thousands of cases of asthma and heartattacks. The guidelines of the anti-pollution plan, which waspresented on Saturday, will be made public next week. PresidentObama estimated that, once in effect, the plan could prevent asmany as 100,000 asthma attacks and 2100 heart attacks in thefirst year. Around 40 percent of U.S. emissions comes frompower plants. . .

(AGI/AFP) Washington, May 31 - United States President BarackObama says the government's plan for reducing carbon dioxideemissions could prevent thousands of cases of asthma and heartattacks. The guidelines of the anti-pollution plan, which waspresented on Saturday, will be made public next week. PresidentObama estimated that, once in effect, the plan could prevent asmany as 100,000 asthma attacks and 2100 heart attacks in thefirst year. Around 40 percent of U.S. emissions comes frompower plants. . .