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Bush 'Intervened At The 11th Hour' To Kill Stronger Climate Protections

03/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Yesterday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen Johnson decided to modestly tighten smog standards, a decision directly "overruling the unanimous advice of its scientific advisory council for a more protective standard."

According to the LA Times, President Bush personally intervened to overrule EPA staff who were pushing to protect forests and crops:

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