Bush’s Legacy At EPA | December 22, 2008 Issue - Vol. 86 Issue 51 | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 
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Volume 86 Issue 51 | pp. 27-31
Issue Date: December 22, 2008

Bush’s Legacy At EPA

Agency’s close links to Bush yields a mixed bag of decisions, some of which may tie the hands of the next Administration
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

UNDER PRESIDENT George W. Bush, the Environmental Protection Agency softened regulations that were hindering industry, issued regulations that were deemed industry-friendly, shuttered the agency’s technical and scientific libraries, and reduced the information companies must submit on their release of toxic substances. The agency battled environmental activists and states in court, and its staff scientists reported political interference in their work. Although EPA enacted regulations and policies promoting environmental safety, some of its actions . . .

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