25 Jul '11, 5pm

House set to vote soon on Interior/EPA spending bill w/ nearly 40 anti-enviro #riders #pollutedpolitics

House set to vote soon on Interior/EPA spending bill w/ nearly 40 anti-enviro #riders #pollutedpolitics

Lawmakers must pass 12 spending bills for fiscal 2012 to fund the government, and some House Republicans are seizing this opportunity to jam through unpopular anti-environmental policies that have nothing to do with spending. These anti-environmental provisions are called “riders” because they ride along on spending bills even though they do not cut federal spending one cent. They are bad policies pushed forward through a bad process.

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/legislation/2011riders.asp

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