The Cost Of Bush Administration's Environmental Policies

The Bush administration's failure to update penalties for illegal pollution will cost taxpayers at least $39 million.
February 11, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"By failing to adequately enforce environmental laws and stalling mandatory increases in fines for violators, the Bush administration is shortchanging the environment twice," said U.S. PIRG Environmental Advocate Richard Caplan. "The administration not only requires fewer polluters to pay fines for illegal pollution, but it allows polluters who are fined to pay less."

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Published on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 in Common Dreams
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