Bush Quietly Issues Environmental Executive Order

Environmentalists say the executive order which bypasses congressional action, could endanger protection for natural resources and national environmental policy would be shaped by economic pressures.
September 2, 2004, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"President Bush on Thursday ordered Cabinet agencies to pay more attention to private landowners, states and local governments on how to manage the environmentThat could influence federal decisions about the use of public lands, the level of protection for waterways and fighting pollution.The executive order, bypassing congressional action, was issued by the White House without fanfare..."

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Published on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 in MSNBC
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