2003 CPEO Military List Archive

From: CPEO Moderator <cpeo@cpeo.org>
Date: 13 Mar 2003 17:35:13 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] War against environment?
Harrisburg, PA
War against environment?
Thursday, March 13, 2003

The whole world knows that the United States is planning -- may already
be conducting -- special covert operations against Iraq.

Less well known is the special operations the Pentagon has launched
against America's environmental laws.

Under cover of looming war with Iraq, the Defense Department is seeking
immunity from five basic environmental laws, including the Clean Air
Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Superfund law, as well as
statutes covering hazardous waste and marine mammals.

Congress defeated a similar effort last year, but its chances seem much
better this time around.

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