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White House Refused to Open Pollutants E-Mail

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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 06:05 AM
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White House Refused to Open Pollutants E-Mail


www.nytimes.com

The White House in December refused to accept the Environmental Protection Agency’s conclusion that greenhouse gases are pollutants that must be controlled, telling agency officials that an e-mail message containing the document would not be opened, senior E.P.A. officials said last week.

The document, which ended up in e-mail limbo, without official status, was the E.P.A.’s answer to a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that required it to determine whether greenhouse gases represent a danger to health or the environment, the officials said.

This week, more than six months later, the E.P.A. is set to respond to that order by releasing a watered-down version of the original proposal that offers no conclusion. Instead, the document reviews the legal and economic issues presented by declaring greenhouse gases a pollutant.
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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 06:05 AM
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Once again we have proof positive that the bush minor administration puts industry interests before public health and safety.

Whatever happened to the public weal?

Oh yes movement conservatism thought that was a quaint idea too.

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