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In what has become typical refusal to face up to reality around climate change, the Bush administration went so far as to refuse to open an email sent from the EPA last December stating that pollutants had to be controlled and that toughening the Clean Air act could actually be of a $2 trillion benefit to the United States in spite of GW’s assertion that trying to regulate greenhouse gas emissions would cripple our economy. The document is based on a Supreme Court ruling back in 2007. Instead the EPA is releasing a weaker version of the report; one that lacks any conclusion about the effect of pollutants on our atmosphere or on human life. For more, click here.
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