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With EPA & Labor Unions Under Fire, So is US Democracy by @bcmerchant #LaborDay

With EPA & Labor Unions Under Fire, So is US Democracy by @bcmerchant #LaborDay

We're fresh off the heels of the BP Gulf Spill , perhaps the greatest ecological disaster the United States has ever seen, and an anti-regulatory, anti-environmental political ideology is somehow front and center in the national theater. A majority of Congressmen in the House will soon vote to peel away the powers vested in the EPA and the Clean Air Act. Barely two years after electing the most environmentally progressive president in decades, we're seeing our protections against pollution getting trampled -- just as the scope of the threat posed by climate change is made crystal clear; just when we need them the most. The climate and clean energy bill that passed the House of Representatives in 2009 is now long dead -- even though polls consistently found that most Americans fully supported its aims. And a full 77% of Americans support the EPA , and don't think Congress s...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/03/attacks-epa-ameri...

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