ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS READY AD ATTACKING BUSH ENERGY PLAN

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(May 16, 2001) -- Twenty environmental groups concerned that President George W. Bush's energy plan doesn't go far enough to protect the environment are breaking an ad Friday in 10 markets challenging the program.

The president's engery plan is to be unveiled Thursday in St. Paul, Minn.

The spot from Doak, Carrier, O'Donnell & Associates, Washington, says "Bush's big supporters clean up, while we are cleaned out" and urges energy efficiency as the best answer to America's power problems.

The groups, which include the Sierra Club, the National Audubon Society and the World Wildlife Fund coming together under the name "Save Our Environment," wouldn't say how much they are spending on the ad, which will air in Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., Washington and some smaller markets. -- Ira Teinowitz

Copyright May 2001, Crain Communications Inc.

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