Time Off for Bad Behavior?
U.S. President Bush told ABC News on Friday that his administration could have done a better job spinning its environmental policies. Bush, in an interview from his Texas ranch, where he is vacationing for the month, said, “My administration’s made a lot of very thoughtful and environmentally sensitive decisions, but you get no credit for it. … Listen, ours is an administration that’s going to put forth good, balanced environmental policy, policy that understands you can have economic growth and … at the same time protect the environment. Policy that’ll base decisions on science, not on some fad or, you know, politics.” Later this week, in what could be Bush’s biggest enviro decision yet, the administration is expected to recommend easing Clean Air Act restrictions on industrial polluters.