Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The New York Times Deconstructs Obama Ozone Decision

"Behind Shift on Smog and Re-election Calculus"
WASHINGTON — The summons from the president came without warning the Thursday before Labor Day. As she was driven the four blocks to the White House, Lisa P. Jackson, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, suspected that the news would not be good. What she did not see coming was a rare public rebuke the president was about to deliver by rejecting her proposal to tighten the national standard for smog. (More) (NYTimes, 11/16/2011)

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