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Time to Clean House

On issue after issue, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ignored its own science advisers and ruled in favour of polluters.

On issue after issue, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ignored its own science advisers and ruled in favour of polluters.

Why is it that, in the Bush administration, the desires of well-heeled polluters always trump the analyses of government scientists? The answer is that the top political appointees – and the president himself – personally weigh in on the side of industry.

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