PANNA: Resource Pointer #388 (Environmental Report Cards for the Bush Administration)


Resource Pointer #388 (Environmental Report Cards for the Bush Administration)
June 21, 2005

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*America’s Environmental Report Card: Are We Making the Grade? 2005* Harvey Blatt. Focuses on the environmental issues of greatest concern to U.S. voters and presents current science on water and air quality, energy, climate change and ozone depletion in a lively, conversational style. Also describes policies and programs for environmental protection. 277 pages. $27.95. Contact MIT Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Five Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142; phone (800) 405-1619; fax (800) 406-9145; website; email [email protected].

*The Bush Regulatory Record: A Pattern of Failure, 2004* Robert Shull and Genevieve Smith. Discusses ways in which the Bush administration has eliminated and weakened safeguards for public health and the environmental. Looks at the performance of four agencies tasked with protecting the public interest: the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Contact OMB Watch, 1742 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20009; 60 pages; Available as a free download at; phone (202) 234-8494; fax (202) 234-8584; website

*Special Interest Takeover: The Bush Administration and the Dismantling of Public Safeguards, 2004* The Center for American Progress & OMB Watch for The Citizens for Sensible Safeguards Coalition. Documents administration efforts to roll back regulations protecting public health, safety, civil rights and the environment. 145 pages. Available as a free download at Contact Center for American Progress, 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005; phone (202) 682-1611; email [email protected];


*Bush Greenwatch: Tracking the Bush Administration’s Environmental Misdeeds, Website* Provides timely information on the Bush Administration’s regulatory and legislative initiatives that impact the environment and public health. Seeks to expand media coverage and public awareness of the health and environmental outcomes of the administration’s anti-environmental and pro-business agenda. Contact email [email protected].

*Sierra Club RAW: the Uncooked Facts of the Bush Assault on the Environment, Email newsletter* An e-newsletter sent twice a week providing current news on the Bush administration’s environmental actions. Contact The Sierra Club, 85 Second Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105; phone (415) 977-5500; fax (415) 977-5799; email [email protected]; website

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