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Environment: Bush / Air Pollution Legislation #344342

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(South Bend, IN: Randall Pinkston) President Bush's concession to industry of allowing plants to increase emissions of air pollution featured. Positions of Environmental Protection Agency administrator William Reilly and Vice President Dan Quayle on the Clean Air Act noted. [Attorney General William BARR - comments on the policy reversal.] September 18, 1991, scenes shown of Bush at the Grand Canyon, Arizona. [Budget director Richard DARMAN - notes cost of the act.] [Environmental Action Ruth CAPLAN - says this is an example of rewriting laws in the guise of regulations.] [Speaking in front of Bush at commencement ceremonies, University of Notre Dame valedictorian Sarah McGRATH - comments on US consumption of natural resources.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Pinkston, Randall
Duration:
00:02:20

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