Guests: Carol Browner Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC Mark Hertsgaard Author, Earth Odyssey : Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future (Broadway Books, 1999) San Francisco, California Gregg Easterbrook Senior Editor
The New Republic Author, A Moment on the Earth : The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism (Penguin USA, 1996) Washington, DC President-elect Bush has begun to announce his Cabinet choices ...and possible candidates for the EPA and interior department jobs have been identified. How much power do those appointments have in shaping U.S. environmental policy? What's the role of executive orders in setting the agenda? In this hour, we'll take a look at environmental policy in the Bush White House. Plus, a conversation with outgoing EPA administrator Carol Browner.
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