Clinton Boosts Environmental Protection Laws
Max Boot, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
The Clinton administration, which sometimes has been at odds with environmentalists, has moved to beef up its enforcement of environmental-protection laws.
Carol Browner, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced last week that she will create a centralized Office of Enforcement within the agency. The office had been abolished in June 1981 by Reagan appointee Anne Gorsuch Burford, and its functions dispersed among many EPA offices.
Environmentalists argue that Ms. Burford's move hampered the agency's pursuit of polluters. In many cases, they say, the same agency employees have been responsible for promulgating and enforcing …
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