Dubya illustrates the anti-environmental policies of the administration of George W. Bush, who hails from the petrochemically-challenged state of Texas. The disregard for the Clean Air Act by smelters like Alcoa because they "can't afford it" are ...
rd it" are juxtaposed with the multi-billion-dollar profits lauded by Wall Street. As Lord reveals, the problems are immense, but solutions are available. Bush's own Office of Management and Budget shows that for every dollar the nation spends on the environment, it receives five to seven dollars in health and other benefits. A scathing critique.
Don Lord is the author of Mo Bradley and Thailand, John F. Kennedy and a major contributor to Issues Past and Present, 2 Vols. He lives in Maine.