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This February 2001 report analyzes major environmental legislative activity in the 106th Congress and evaluates progress by subject area. The report concludes that the environmental legacy of the 106th Congress lies largely in its failure to take any meaningful action to protect public health and the environment.

Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Air, Energy & Global Warming
Chapter 2: Water, Coastal & Marine Resources
Chapter 3: Public Lands
Chapter 4: Health & Nuclear Safety
Chapter 5: Assaults On Our Regulatory Process
Chapter 6: Takings
Report Credits and Acknowledgments

Appendix A: Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Riders Chart (print only)
Appendix B: Riders Stopped By President Clinton (print only)
Appendix C: Riders Stopped by President Clinton Through Presidential Veto or Threat of Veto

For printed copies of this report, see our Publications List.

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