Bush Interfered In EPA's Ozone Decision, Dems Allege

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM ET) -- The White House directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to water down its new standard for ground-level ozone, Democrats alleged Tuesday at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

On March 12, the EPA lowered the cap for eight-hour ozone, the main ingredient in smog, from 84 parts per billion to 75 parts per billion. However, the decision drew a rebuke from several lawmakers because the EPA's Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee had recommended a cap of no more than 70 parts per...
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