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December
Federal court blocks EPA plan to cripple Clean Air Act (12/24/03)
Court blocks Bush administration's Clean Air Act changes (12/24/03)
EPA revs up motorcycle pollution plan (12/23/03)
Another senior EPA official resigns in protest to Bush administration policies (12/23/03)
Forest Service clears way for logging in Tongass (12/23/03)
Bush administration streamlining oil and gas permits (12/23/03)
Forest Service opens grizzly bear habitat to snowmobiles (12/22/03)
New EPA mercury rule fails to account for 'lost' emissions (12/19/03)

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November
Bush administration finally takes blame for Klamath fish kill (11/18/03)
Judge criticizes White House pro-industry mining rules (11/18/03)
EPA moves to fill landfills with radioactive waste (11/18/03)
Bush administration seeks increase in use of ozone-depleting pesticide (11/14/03)
Park Service workers speak out against Bush policies (11/13/03)
EPA considers exempting small business from toxic release reporting (11/12/03)
Revised Everglades recovery plan not worth the wait (11/04/03)
Superfund cleanups lag for third straight year (11/04/03)

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October
White House considers dropping some fish protections to promote logging (10/31/03)
EPA tricks public, treats industry on dangerous pesticide (10/31/03)
Bush administration ignores damming evidence (10/29/03)
EPA refuses to tackle rising mercury pollution in Great Lakes region (10/29/03)
EPA may allow continued phosphate dumping in Gulf of Mexico (10/28/03)
Costly USFS and BLM outsourcing studies prove unhelpful (10/23/03)
EPA changes rule to exempt hazardous waste requirements (10/23/03)
EPA developing ways around the Clean Water Act (10/22/03)

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September
EPA to issue daily air quality alerts (09/30/03)
White House study: benefits of environmental regulation far outweigh costs (09/29/03)
BLM opens millions of acres of wilderness to energy development (09/29/03)
EPA strikes deal with polluting factory farms (09/25/03)
White House recommendations could shut the public out of environmental review (09/24/03)
GAO finds that energy production pollutes wildlife refuges (09/24/03)
Corps of Engineers violates judge's ruling, won't lower Missouri River flows for wildlife (09/24/03)
Forest Service to sell Tongass timber at a loss (09/23/03)

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August
EPA passes the buck on regulating global warming pollution from cars (08/28/03)
EPA on global warming gases: Bring 'em on! (08/28/03)
EPA officially rolls back Clean Air Act protections (08/27/03)
New EPA rules ignore mercury pollution from chlorine plants (08/27/03)
Corporations shaped Bush energy policy, GAO says (08/25/03)
Park Service spending less than promised (08/21/03)
Oily deal on offshore drilling rights (08/21/03)
President making empty promises on parks funding, critics say (08/15/03)

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July
EPA hides research on Senate clean air plan (07/30/03)
Bush administration taking on illegal logging abroad (07/29/03)
U.S. Forest Service exempts some logging projects from environmental review (07/29/03)
Forest Service rewriting Yellowstone plans with a grizzly ending (07/26/03)
Out with outsourcing, Bush administration decides (07/25/03)
EPA reconsidering proposal to weaken Clean Air Act rule (07/25/03)
Criticism forces NPS not to raid Mount Rainier repair funds (07/24/03)
Bush climate plan all study, no action (07/24/03)

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June
EPA rejects temporary ozone waiver for power plants (06/26/03)
Bush administration calls for more gas drilling on public lands (06/24/03)
White House whitewashes EPA environment report (06/23/03)
Fish and Wildlife Service reduces protected habitat for threatened mouse by half (06/23/03)
EPA concerned about Yellowstone snowmobiles (06/21/03)
DOD reneges on plan to test for perchlorate pollution at U.S. bases (06/20/03)
BLM vows to fix maligned land appraisal process (06/19/03)
Bush administration undermines critical habitat designations (06/18/03)

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May
White House buries mountaintop mining regulation (05/30/03)
White House forest-fire plan axes environmental protections (05/30/03)
Park Service opens Maryland seashore to Jet Skis (05/30/03)
Interior giving up on endangered species protection (05/29/03)
EPA failing to keep track of water quality (05/27/03)
BLM opens fragile dunes ecosystem to off-road recreation (05/23/03)
BLM vows to fix flawed land-exchange program (05/23/03)
Bush administration cuts wildlife protection, boosts logging in Northwest forests (05/23/03)

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April
EPA reports record drop in fuel economy (04/30/03)
BLM approves Powder River Basin development (04/30/03)
White House bans EPA from discussing perchlorate pollution (04/28/03)
EPA Administrator Whitman misusing agency investigators (04/26/03)
White House says "ready, aim, shoot" on wilderness (04/25/03)
Fish and Wildlife Service holds the line on habitat protection plans for imperiled wildlife in California (04/24/03)
White House unveils its pro-industry chemical security bill (04/24/03)
Forest Service permits grazing in violation of federal law, says judge (04/24/03)

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March
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes stream protection in Alabama (03/28/03)
Whitman changes her tune on Pentagon environmental exemptions (03/26/03)
Interior Department favors boosting offshore drilling by reducing corporate costs (03/26/03)
National Park Service officially adopts snowmobile plan (03/25/03)
EPA backtracks on pledge to close loophole for California air polluters (03/25/03)
EPA cooks fish data to allow more pollution (03/21/03)
GAO slams Bush administration for stalling on chemical security (03/18/03)
Interior ordered to continue protecting manatees (03/18/03)

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February
Interior officials escalate rhetoric over Arctic Refuge (02/28/03)
Bush administration rejects wilderness protection in Alaska's Tongass (02/28/03)
Department of Transportation to expedite more environmentally harmful road projects (02/27/03)
Bush administration to build world's first emission-free power plant (02/27/03)
U.S. EPA seeks to weaken endangered-species protections (02/27/03)
Bush air pollution plan weakens current law, threatens public health (02/27/03)
Bush administration flunking on salmon recovery (02/26/03)
Bush administration sets sights on drilling in Western Arctic Reserve (02/26/03)

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January
New EPA air rules for ocean vessels too weak (01/31/03)
GAO faults EPA oversight on factory farms (01/31/03)
Bush administration seeks waiver on ozone-destroying pesticide (01/30/03)
BLM putting grazing restrictions out to pasture (01/30/03)
Bush snowmobile decision defies logic, not to mention scientific findings (01/30/03)
Polluting industries getting off easier under Bush administration (01/29/03)
Sierra Nevada forest protections under fire by Bush administration (01/29/03)
Bush administration wins court victory on mountaintop removal mining (01/29/03)

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