EPA modestly tightens ozone standards after last minute Bush weakening

Earlier I posted articles about the ozone pollution spreading across the open spaces of Wyoming, but also that the EPA was about to tighten the standards nationwide. The EPA did a little bit, but President Bush personally intervened to block tighter seasonal standards, which are the most important because air pollution varies greatly by season due to dispersion pattern changes.

Story. Bush ‘Intervened At The 11th Hour’ To Kill Climate Protections. Think Progress.

New air quality rules could affect Pinedale, Wyoming area. By Chris Merrill. Casper Star Tribune.

Revised smog rules put six Utah counties in air pollution spotlight. By Judy Fahys. The Salt Lake Tribune


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  1. April Clauson Avatar
    April Clauson

    Can’t we get this jerk impeached somehow? I am sick of him Vetoing everything that makes sense, he is more like a “Hitler” ruler, than a US President!!!

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    April Clauson

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23631398

    Just just came through, and note the nice comment made about Bush……a law has been passed

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