Bush Administration Plans To Choke Clean Air Act

The Bush administration plans to open a huge loophole in the Clean Air Act.
August 25, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The Bush administration plans to open a huge loophole in America's air pollution laws, allowing an estimated 17,000 outdated power stations and factories to increase their carbon emissions with impunity.Critics of draft regulations due to be unveiled by the US environmental protection agency next week say they amount to a death knell for the Clean Air Act, the centrepiece of US regulation... If adopted, they would represent a multi-million dollar victory for energy corporations, most of whom are significant Republican contributors, and who were consulted in the drafting of the administration's energy plan by vice-president Dick Cheney in 2001."

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Published on Friday, August 22, 2003 in The Guardian Unlimited
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