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Mark Hertsgaard

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Journalist; Author, The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World.

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THINKING GREEN OR THINKING GREENBACKS: President Bush's Environmental Policy

with Terry Anderson, Mark Hertsgaardvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 30, 2003

During the 2000 presidential campaign, George W. Bush said, "Prosperity will mean little if we leave future generations a world of polluted air, toxic lakes and rivers and vanished forests." So after two years in office, how has President Bush done as the chief steward of our nation's air, water, and land? Is the Bush environmental record the disaster that critics contend? Or has the administration just done a poor job of articulating its vision for new ways of caring for the environment?