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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:House Republicans Attempt to Hold 2012 Budget Hostage to Repeal of Environmental Regulations
26 Aug 2011
Modified: 09:18:41 AM
Interview with David Goldston, director of government affairs with the Natural Resources Defense Council, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
House Republicans Attempt to Hold 2012 Budget Hostage to Repeal of Environmental Regulations

Interview with David Goldston, director of government affairs with the Natural Resources Defense Council, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Throughout the summer, as debate raged in Congress on raising the nation’s debt ceiling, Republicans in the House were also trying to push through a myriad of anti-environmental riders in the 2012 appropriations bill for the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Because Congress broke for its summer recess immediately after reaching a deal to raise the debt ceiling, no action was taken on the appropriations bill with its almost 40 riders. The bill will be taken up again when Congress reconvenes after Labor Day. Story continues

http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110902bf-btl-goldston.html
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