Xtreme's college profile features a school from a student's perspective. This week 1994 Westminster graduate Heather Massey talks about her school, Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala. She is a junior majoring in English. Q: What attracted you to Birmingham-Southern?
AS IF ITS stringent motor vehicle emission controls were not enough, the Environmental Protection Agency has triggered one of the largest environmental lawsuits in U.S. history. In November it sued seven large utilities, including the Southern Company, claiming that the utilities violated the Clean Air Act by failing to upgrade pollution controls when alleged modifications were made to coal-fired power plants dating back to the early 1980s. As a result, the EPA claims that the public has been exposed illegally to contaminated air.