TITLE

Clean Air Act Showdown

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2004 Supplement, Vol. 76, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the contention between U.S. President George W. Bush's administration and its opponents on pollution and energy issues in 2003 and 2004. Proposals which led to the Clear Skies Initiative of the administration; Failure of the administration to pass a national energy bill in 2003; Resignation of Environmental Protection Agency enforcement officials in disputes over the enforcement of the Clean Air Act in January 2004.
ACCESSION #
13345839

 

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