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August 1, 2001 | Press Release

Senate Environment Committee Gives Nominee the Green Light

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted today to confirm Donald R. Schregardus of Ohio for the position of assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

May 4, 2001 | Press Release

President Bush Moves to Gut Forest Service Roadless Rule

In yet another rollback of Clinton-era environmental protection measures, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman announced that the Bush administration would seek to reverse a nation-wide rule protecting roadless lands on the national forests.

April 11, 2001 | Press Release

Bush Administration Seeks to Gut Endangered Species Act

Instead of asking Congress to adequately fund the US Fish and Wildlife Service's division that enforces the Endangered Species Act the administration is seeking to strip key provisions from the Act to make it cheaper to administer.

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