24 Oct '11, 1pm

Le Senat US va réduire les standars de protection écologique (mercure, arsenic, ...) sous pretexte de créer des emplois

Le Senat US va réduire les standars de protection écologique (mercure, arsenic, ...) sous pretexte de créer des emplois

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. By Frances Beinecke , President of NRDC , New York City Senate Republicans have opened a new front in the war against public health and environmental safeguards. They released a so-called jobs plan that calls for removing standards that protect Americans from smog, arsenic, lead, mercury, and other hazardous pollutants. What the proposal shows is that Republican leaders have no jobs plan—just a repackaging of anti-government screeds. Like the Tea-Party inspired plan released last month by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, it amounts to an effort to reverse 40 years of bipartisan progress in making our air and water safer. It is driven by ideology, not economics: There is no evidence that dismantling four decades of environmental protections will lead to more jobs. Pres...

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/10/24/senate-gop-plan-wil...

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