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Enviro-Mich message from Billy Stern <billysun@chorus.net>
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DAILY GRIST
26 Apr 2001
Environmental news from GRIST MAGAZINE
<http://www.gristmagazine.com>


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MICHIGAN SEEMS LIKE A SCHEME TO ME NOW
It has been a busy few months of cutting costs, stifling regulations,
and limiting government's reach for President Bush and his business
allies.  For conservation advocates working at the state level,
though, the president's campaign to reverse sound environmental
policy is all too familiar.  The early forays by the White House to
undermine popular safeguards are part of a proven strategic plan,
tested and perfected in GOP-dominated states in the 1990s, writes
Keith Schneider in Grist.  And no state, arguably, has been a more
important testing ground for the GOP's efforts to turn environmental
programs into mush than Michigan.  Read more on the Grist Magazine
website.

read it only in Grist Magazine:  Bush's attack on federal resources
and rules was honed in the states -- by Keith Schneider in our Main
Dish column
<http://www.gristmagazine.com/grist/maindish/schneider042501.stm>


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