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1970 – The United States Environmental Protection Agency begins operations. 1980 – U.S. nuns and churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, and Dorothy Kazel, are murdered by a military death squad. 1991 – Canada and Poland become the first nations on earth to recognize the independence of Ukraine from the Soviet Union. 1999 – Seven passengers are killed when two trains collide near Sydney, New South Wales. 1999 – The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive. 2001 – Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.