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    :: Thursday, October 23, 2003 ::

    If It Ain't Broke, Break It TOMPAINE.com
    When it comes to sheer nerve, you’ve got to hand it to George W. Bush. Air pollution is called "clear skies." Wilderness logging is "healthy forests."

    The newest Bush attack on the environment doesn’t have an Orwellian name yet, but it could be the most insidious of all—a dismembering of the regulatory process itself.

    Groups fire away at forest thinning bill, criticize Baucus By BUDDY SMITH
    “Some of the thinning will probably fall in the wildland-urban interface, but we think all of it should,” he said. “Any logging not in that area will not protect communities from fire, and if they’re going to have commercial logging projects that far away from communities, then call it a timber sale.”
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