The 30 companies that own most of the dirtiest power plants in the country, and their trade association, have raised $6.6 million for President Bush and the Republican National Committee since 1999, and were given relief from pollution regulations that would have cost them billions of dollars, according to a new analysis.Schaeffer was head of enforcement at EPA before he resigned in protest in 2002.
Collectively these 10 people have raised more than $1.5 million since 1999.
"It is no coincidence that a wholesale assault on the Clean Air Act is taking place today," said Environmental Integrity Project Director Eric Schaeffer.
Wednesday, May 12, 2004
What Money Buys
I continue to find it amazing that people can read things like this and still even consider voting to bring these guys back for another four years:
Posted by Jordan at 12:02 AM