Cameron Lynch in W&M Env. Law Review, vol. 26 #1
William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, 2001 edition, article #9:
"Environmental Awareness and the New Republican Party: The Re-Greening of the GOP?"
by C. M. Cameron Lynch
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George Bush Sr.: Took no stance nor action on global climate change.
Christie Todd Whitman: Relaxed standard for arsenic in public drinking water.
Christie Todd Whitman: 1990s: $10M for Sterling Forest; 1M acres of open space.
Christie Todd Whitman: 1990s: Cut NJ DEP; limited pollution monitoring.
George Bush Sr.: Protect natural resources as hunter & outdoorsman.
George Bush Sr.: 1988: Cited Gov. Dukakis' failure to clean up Boston Harbor.
George Bush Sr.: 1991: Rejected requiring 25% recycling of incinerator waste.
George W. Bush: 1999: Modernize model of "mandate, regulate and litigate".
George W. Bush: 1999: Superfund cleanup is inefficient and cumbersome.
Gerald Ford: Made EPA more efficient, but mostly neglected it for economy.
Gerald Ford: Relaxed regulations of strip mining.
Jimmy Carter: Strengthened role & perception of the EPA.
Richard Nixon: 1969: Halt all dumping in the Great Lakes.
Richard Nixon: 1970: Created cabinet-level Council on Environmental Quality.
Richard Nixon: 1970-72: Created EPA which passed Clean Air Act.
Ronald Reagan: 1983: Mass resignation of EPA officials.
The above quotations are from Cameron Lynch in W&M Env. Law Review, vol. 26 #1.
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- A Time to Heal: The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford
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- Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes, by Michael Beschloss
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