24 Jul '11, 6am

Trojan Horse 2.0 - US House sneaks in corporate giveaways to polluters as "gift" of fiscal responsibility to public..

Hijacking our democracy to attack our environment Part of The Procession of the Trojan Horse in Troy (1773) by Domenico Tiepolo. If you've ever suspected that Congress thinks of corporate polluters first and the polluted public last, the debacle unfolding in Washington, D.C. this week should leave you with little doubt—and a bitter taste. Many of our elected leaders have hijacked the process by which we fund government agencies to sack the environment like Odysseus did Troy. The Trojan Horse that is the federal appropriations bill is filled with an unprecedented number of anti-environmental "riders"—provisions added to a piece of legislation that have little to no connection with the subject of the bill itself. And just as the Greeks sought to extinguish the fires of life in Troy, these riders are meant to run down the bedrock environmental protections that were created to...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/blog/2011-july/congress-puts-poll...

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