Ecologists Question Cost-Benefit Scrutiny
David Holmstrom, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
STEADY rain is now falling on the United States environmental movement - not acid rain, but rain filled with enough anti-ecological sourness to bring out a big umbrella.
Faced with clouds of increased criticism from Congress and states because of the burgeoning costs of protecting the environment, a coalition of 15 leading US environmental organizations reacted with an urgent letter-writing campaign launched in early July.
"We have never faced such a serious threat to our environmental laws," stated the unusual collaborative letter critical of pending congressional legislation to amend environmental laws.
The new climate involves a major push to analyze …
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