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May 15, 2000
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Forty-two billion dollars for conservation may soon be headed to the fifty states, if a controversial environmental protection package passes the Senate. Election-minded lawmakers -- including at least one hundred Republicans -- have piled onto the Conservation and Reinvestment Act, which allows them to bring federal funds to their states while appearing to help the environment.
posted by palegirl (1 comment total)

 
you can tell it's an election year
at least when a bit of the money makes it through the bureaucratic maze of federal and state paper pushers, some good might come of it
posted by crawdad at 1:05 PM on May 15, 2000


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