Gop Vows Moderation on Environmental Issues
Bill Lambrecht Post-Dispatch Washington Bureau, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
You may have to wait awhile to see a Republican-led Congress wage another broad, "off-the-wall" offensive at pollution control laws, says Sen. Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.
After Senate leaders were chosen Tuesday for the new Congress, Bond joined other Republicans in proclaiming the need for a moderate course rather than the far-reaching proposals that spelled trouble for some Republicans in the elections. He called House legislation last year "off-the-wall" and "disastrous" but noted that it had been blocked in the Senate.
"I was frustrated that what some Republicans did in the House was used, I think, very effectively by the White House and supporters of the …
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