Environment in the Crosshairs: Assessing Federal Legislation in 2001

Report
February 19, 2002

This February 2002 NRDC report describes the battles waged by the 107th Congress over public lands, water and health. Tracking major environmental legislation throughout 2002, the report concludes that the political agenda of both the House leadership and the White House has been to weaken environmental protections and policies at every turn, and only the leadership of the Senate has prevented the worst from occurring.