07 Jul '11, 4pm

Critical List: Republicans plan to defund the environment; no one likes the EPA:

House Republicans want to defund all kinds of environmental activity -- the EPA, the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service. You know, just anything having to do with the outside. And the USDA thinks that bioengineered bluegrass doesn't fall within its regulatory sphere , which means companies could grow the stuff without any regulation. Exposing mice to air pollution makes them dumber and more depressed . So it's probably good for everyone that the EPA is putting new regulations on coal-fired power plants that should reduced emissions of sulfur dioxide by 73 percent and nitrogen oxides by 54 percent from 2005 levels. Should Republicans succeed in cutting the agency’s budget yet again, this action could be little more than an empty gesture, though. California community groups say that the EPA is not concerned enough about toxic waste dumps in low-income communities...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-07-07-critical-list-republ...

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