A last push to lower drinking water, air standards


In waning days of power, Bush administration works to relax drinking-water standards, ease controls on carbon dioxide emissions of pollutants from power plants and other factories, remove environmental impact statement requirement for some commercial ocean fishing interests, and lift restriction of mountaintop-removal coal mining in Appalachians.

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Tags: Clean Air Act, Donald R. Arbuckle, Electric Reliability Coordinating Council, Environment Group, EPA, Jane Lee, John Walke, Joshua B. Bolten, Lee Crockett, Matthew Madia, Mitch Daniels, National Marine Fisheries Service, Natural Resources Defense Council, Office of Management and Budget, OMB, OMB Watch, Pew Charitable Trusts, pollution, Scott H. Segal, Tony Fratto

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