TITLE

No sure thing

AUTHOR(S)
Fenyvesi, Charles
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/17/93, Vol. 114 Issue 19, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that legislation that would raise the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cabinet status has run into serious trouble on Capitol Hill. Provisions considered unacceptable by environmentalists; Restrictions on EPA regulations; More.
ACCESSION #
9305120111

 

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