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Hazardous to Your Health

As U.S. lawmakers mull over whether to restructure the nation’s health-care system via a “public option,” even the biggest advocates of government intervention should be careful what they wish for. Just ...
Politics & Policy

The EPA’s Protection Racket

The Environmental Protection Agency is making “significant strides” on issues such as “protecting children’s health” and “confronting climate change,” says a memo from EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson. Not surprisingly, ...
Politics & Policy

Earth Sense in The Balance

This week, Bush-administration officials are meeting in Vienna to discuss a United Nations plan to globalize environmental regulation. Dubbed the “Strategic Approach to Global Management of Chemicals” or SAICM, ...
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Red & Green

If you believe the rhetoric from environmental activists about the Bush-administration budget, you would think that the world would come to an end if we didn’t have ever-expanding bureaucracies to ...