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Pentagon Seeks Relief from Environmental Regulations

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Pentagon Seeks Relief from Environmental Regulations

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Pentagon Seeks Relief from Environmental Regulations

Pentagon Seeks Relief from Environmental Regulations

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The Bush administration asks Congress to exempt the Defense Department from major environmental laws. The Pentagon says the regulations — meant to protect endangered plants and animals — compromise military readiness. Hear NPR's Elizabeth Arnold.