Who's Gonna Protect You?
The courts have given the EPA the power to protect the environment. Now if they could just stop it from running all over you.
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The passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970 turned the tide ofenvironmental damage in America. It was the first of hundreds ofincreasingly strict federal laws designed to restore the quality ofthe country's air and water. The EPA throws its considerableauthority into enforcing those laws-at times with excessive zeal.Two recent court decisions have defined the scope of thatauthority.
Clearing the Air?
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