How Whitman Weakened Environmental Standards

Critics say EPA chief Christie Todd Whitman, who stepped down last week, played an active role in weakening environmental protections.
July 2, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Critics say Whitman took an active role in weakening environmental standards across the board - in everything from arsenic in the drinking water to slashing funding for enforcement.She was undermined by the administration when it refused to sign on to the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement on environmental standards that she endorsed.And the recent EPA report on 'The State of the Environmen' was publicly discredited after it was revealed that the White House had ordered a section on climate change removed."

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Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 in Democracy Now!
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