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June 14, 1978 - Image 7

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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, June 14, 1978-Page 7
Normal relations with
China Carter's intent

WASHINGTON (AP) - President
Carter has told an international
business group that his administration
intends to move toward normal
relations with China while maintaining
aid to Taiwan.
Sources close to the Trilateral Com-
mission said Carter emphasized in a
talk Monday that the United States is
opposed to China's use of force in any
effort to reunite Taiwan with the
mainland.
The President gave no timetable for
establishing full relations with Peking,
the sources said, and several of his ad-
visers insisted yesterday that none has
been set.
The United States maintains full
relations currently with the Nationalist
government on Taiwan and a lower
level liaison office in Peking.
THE TRILATERAL Commission,
established in 1973 by financier David

Rockefeller, is a private group of
businessmen and scholars from
Western Europe, North America and
Japan.
Carter's national security adviser,
Zbigniew Brzezinski, assured the
communist leadership last month in
Peking that the President was "deter-
mined" to work toward full nor-
malization of U.S.-Chinese relations.
In reaffirming this intention, Carter
emphasized that U.S. trade with
Taiwan as well as military aid must be
continued. Current appropriations call
for $10 million in easy-credit loans for
the Nationalist government to buy
military equipment.
The Peking government is deman-
ding the United States end its defense
treaty with Taiwan. A U.S. official, who
asked that he not be identified, said that
once full diplomatic relations are
established with Peking the treaty will
be terminated.

Daily Photo by JOHN KNOX
YESTERDAY'S EPA RULING replacing the name "smog" with "ozone" may
give Ann Arbor a break in its air pollution control efforts.
No more smog; it will
be ozone from now on

From AP and UPI
Smog died yesterday. Smog's death
was attributed to bureaucratic fiat.
'Well known to many city dwellers, he
was believed to be in his late 30s.
Smog's final passage was announced
by Douglas Costle, administrator of the
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA).
A CURIOUS mixture that defied
analysis, Smog was born in London in
the 1940s. He was the son of Smoke and
Fog, once pillars of British society.
But smog is not really dead; his name
was just discarded and replaced with
ozone. At the same time, the EPA ruled
to allow more of the stuff in the air,
before making it illegal.
The EPA also in effect gave several
south central Michigan cities - in-
cluding Ann Arbor - a break on their
air pollution control efforts.
THE AGENCY said smog would now
officially be called ozone, the only com-
ponent of smog which scientists

measure and the one on which com-
pliance with the law is based.
In the past, the agency had used the
term "photochemical oxidents" to
describe what happens when hydrocar-
bon and nitrogen dioxide from car
exhaust and other sources are exposed
to sunlight.
The primary standard for ozone
would be .10 parts per million per hour,
compared to a level of .08 which has
been in effect since 1971.
EPA SAID some of the 103 cities with
populations over 200,000 which it iden-
tified last March as not meeting the
existing ozone standard now would be
in compliance.
Besides Ann Arbor, they are Pueblo
and Colorado Springs, Colo.; the Cen-
tral Florida area including Orlando;
Omaha, Neb.; and the South Central
Michigan area including Lansing,
Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.
EPA Administrator Douglas Costle
said, "New health effects data, as well
as a better understanding of existing
data, calls for this change in the stan-
dard.

The Ann Arbor Film Cooperative
presents at AUD A
Wednesday, June 14
TRAFFIC
(Jacques Tati, 1971) 7 ONLY-AUD A
In his continuing role of Monsieur Hulot, French comedian and director Jacques Tati creates a comic
hero as distinctive and endearing as Chaplin's Charlie. With his remarkable handbag of mime and
visual gags, Tati injects his comedies with spontaneity and realism. In TRAFFItC Monsieur Hulot,
entrusted with taking a newly-invented coamper to Amsterdam for oan auto show, encounters unpre
cedented misfortunes. Waormly humorous, idyllic sequences in the Dutch countryside.
THE CROOK
(Claude Lelouch, 1971) 9 ONLY-AUD A
An ex-laowyer turned master criminal escoapes from, prison to recoveo the million-dollar loot from
his lost job and flees to the Unitd States., An unexpected hitch suddenly appears. Jeaon-Louis
Trintignant stars in this penetrating look of the French underworld. tI French, with English subtitles.
Plus fbot: RMNDEVOIS (Claude lelouch). A mad dash through theeaorly morningstreets of
Paris in a Ferrari sportscar.
Tomrrow: SertolueI's "(AST TANGO IN PARIS"

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