States Scramble To Make Up For Federal Inaction On Environment

States step in to make up for the federal government's shortcomings on environmental regulation.
February 11, 2004, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Environmental protections in one state are inadequate to prevent foul air from wafting in — or polluted water from trickling in — from other states.By abandoning its long-recognized responsibility to take the lead in protecting the environment, Washington leaves states to fill the void with a patchwork of rules that are less effective than national standards."

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Published on Monday, February 9, 2004 in Common Dreams
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