Get Richard or Die Tryin’
Enviros plot to beat Pombo in November
We’re just one week into this election year and already a cadre of D.C.-based environmental leaders is elbow-deep in plots to green Congress come November. Top priority: defeating Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.), chair of the House Resources Committee and champion of a lengthy list of environmental rollbacks, from weakening the Endangered Species Act to selling off national parks. Muckraker examines Pombo’s prospects.