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BlueAngel
07-10-2008, 06:38 PM
Isn't worth what it use to be.

Excerpt:

Some environmentalists accuse the Bush administration of changing the value to avoid tougher rules a charge the EPA denies.

"It appears that they're cooking the books in regards to the value of life," said S. William Becker, executive director of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, which represents state and local air pollution regulators. "Those decisions are literally a matter of life and death."

AP IMPACT: An American life worth less today - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080710/ap_on_re_us/value_of_life)

BlueAngel
07-10-2008, 08:00 PM
How can we clean up the air if an American life isn't worth what it use to be and, therefore, this decreases the amount of money that government agencies receive in order to combat this problem.

EPA: Smog could get worse with global warming - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080711/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/global_warming_smog)