28 Jul '11, 6pm
GOP Trying to Roll Back 39 Important U.S. Enviro Protections Not a good way to start the morning, but important to know
GOP Trying to Roll Back 39 Important U.S. Enviro Protections Photo credit: Señor Codo via Fotopedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 The other day, I wrote about what some environmentally conscious lawmakers are calling the 'most anti-environmental legislation' ever to be brought before Congress. The New York Times has gotten wise to the assault on clean air and water, and has a good piece detailing the various proposals, and how Republicans are trying to quietly get them passed: "With the nation's attention diverted by the drama over the debt ceiling, Republicans in the House of Representatives are loading up an appropriations bill with 39 ways -- and counting -- to significantly curtail environmental regulation." Read the full story over at the Times . View the entire comment thread.