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Bush keeps up 'Clear Skies' pressure
Washington Times ^
| Wednesday, September 17, 2003
| By Bill Sammon
Posted on 09/16/2003 10:59:56 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
Edited on 07/12/2004 4:08:19 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
President Bush yesterday for the second day in a row called on Congress to reduce air pollution at a time when Democrats are stepping up their criticism of the president's environmental record.
Mr. Bush met with utility officials in the White House, urging them to lobby lawmakers to pass his "Clear Skies" initiative, which he said would harness market forces to cut air pollution by 70 percent.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airpollution; cleanairact; clearskies; enregy; environment; epa
If you buy pollution credits from another company you are in effect paying a fine, but the fine doens't go to the government.
But it is in your interest to do the work to eliminate the need to pay the "fine". Or, if you are going to do the work to clean up your plant, it pays to go a little farther than necessary so that you can collect "fines" from other companies.
I don't see anything wrong with it.
posted on 09/16/2003 11:30:09 PM PDT
Someones has got to pay. Hey, we are tapped. Go after some of the corporates this time.
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