How Environmentally-Friendly Candidates Fared in the Congressional Elections of 2002: a Time of Green Anxiety?
International Social Science Review 2004, Spring-Summer, 79, 1-2
International Social Science Review
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Introduction After years of mounting pollution across the American landscape, Congress enacted ambitious environmental legislation, particularly throughout the 1970s. Ensuing decades, however, brought torpid federal environmental policy. Conservationists became especially anxious as a duo of oil company executives became president and vice president in 2001. Their fears of an anti-environmental administration appeared warranted as energy industry executives and legislators with poor environmental voting records were nominated to key posts in the Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency. Soon, hundreds of environmental regulations and laws were relaxed or eliminated by the Bush administration. In some cases, Congress tried to restore environmental protection legislation.
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- Category: Social Science
- Published: 22 March 2004
- Publisher: Pi Gamma Mu
- Print Length: 22 Pages
- Language: English