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White House, Congress at Odds Over EPA Rules

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White House, Congress at Odds Over EPA Rules

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White House, Congress at Odds Over EPA Rules

White House, Congress at Odds Over EPA Rules

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For the past two decades, U.S. factories that put toxic chemicals into the air and water had to report them — in detail — to the federal government and the public.

The Bush administration recently loosened those requirements by rewriting Environmental Protection Agency rules.

Now, bills have been introduced in Congress to reverse the rule change.

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