News and Opinion for Democrats Against Bush -- Part I a
Pesticide Makers Illegally Influence EPA Policy
PT. I a - HOME PAGE
PT. I a - CONTENTS
--- BUSH-HATERS?
GEORGE BUSH
--- No Mandate!
--- Basic Dishonesty
--- Documented Lies
------ And More Lies
------ on Education
------ on Small Bus.
------ On Medicare
--- Limited Worldview
--- Arrogance
--- Ignorance
--- Real Agendas
--- Anti-Choice Dogma
--- 20 Questions
THE RADICAL RIGHT
------ Relig. Oppos'n
--- John Ashcroft
--- Dick Cheney
--- Spreading AIDS
--- 10 Commandments
--- Far-Right Terrorists
WAR AGAINST WOMEN
--- Global Gag Rule
THE RADICAL RIGHT . . is ANTI-REPUBLICAN
........says a Republican
--- Conservative Revolt
CONSERVATIVE BIAS in the MEDIA
------ Fox Network
--- Liberals Fight Back
--- Now, Liberal Radio
------ Al F. vs. Rush L.
------ Timing Is Ripe
BUSH ADMINISTRAT'N
--- 50 Lies of Admin.
------ Pt. 1. Strategy
------ Pt. 2. Language
------ Pt. 3. Targets
------ Pt. 4. Programs
--- Inflexibility
--- Secretiveness
------ EPA and FDA
--- Orwellian Aspects
--- Demoniz'g Oppon'ts
--- Silencing Democrats
--- Corporate Influence
--- Not Protect'g Public
------ Few Regulations
--- Destroying Medicare
--- Attacking Unions
--- Bad Fiscal Policy
------ Deficit Lies
--- Looting the Future
--- Iraq Policies
------ "Fog Machine"
--- Radio Free Europe
--- Wilson Leak
------ Swept Under Rug
--- "Compassionate"??
BUSH ADMINISTRATION is ANTI- STATES' RIGHTS
--- Environment
--- Church vs. State
--- Gay Marriage
--- Predatory Lenders
BUSH ADMIN. vs. SCIENCE
DEPT. of AGRICULTURE
-- Mad Cow Disease
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
--- Illegally Influenced
FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION
--- Corruption in FDA
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
--- Anti States' Rights
------ Assisted Suicide
------ Death Penalty
--- Overriding Judges
-- Now, Secret Trials
FEDERAL BUREAU of INVESTIGATION
--- Surveillance
--- vs. Bush Opponents
BUSH AND THE COURTS
--- Judge Choice Crucial
------ Judicial Nominees
------ Republican Lies
--- Ashcroft Interferes
--- Expand DNA Dbase?
2004 CAMPAIGN
--- Financing Tricks
--- Corruption in Cong.
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' "EPA has a terrible track record on the Endangered Species Act when it comes to pesticides," said Patti Goldman, a Seattle attorney with Earthjustice who wrote the letter to the EPA. She is also involved in the lawsuit.

The rule changes advocated by the [pesticide industry] task force would make things worse by eliminating oversight by other federal agencies and giving more power to the pesticide companies, she said. ...

Goldman said the role of the task force has moved beyond that to an advisory position, violating strict federal laws designed to limit influence of special-interest groups. '

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Monday, December 8, 2003

Critics say pesticide makers illegally influence EPA policy

By LISA STIFFLER
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER

To read the complete article, click on-- http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/151518_pesticides08.html   [This link was found on the Seattle P-I's website with a Google search on 3/22/04]

Excerpt--

Pesticide makers are illegally influencing rules meant to protect endangered species from dangerous chemicals, environmentalists say in a letter sent to the Environmental Protection Agency.

An industry task force created to provide data has overstepped its bounds, they say.

The group is meeting behind closed doors and pushing for new rules giving it more power to influence decisions on pesticides used near endangered creatures, according to the critics. ...

P-I reporter Lisa Stiffler can be reached at 206-448-8042 or lisastiffler@seattlepi.com

 
 
 
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