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  Sierra Magazine
  November/December 2008
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Sierra Magazine
By the Numbers

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Keeping Tabs on the Bush Administration

Number of U.S. chemical plants that, if targeted by terrorists, could endanger 10,000 or more people if they become terrorist targets: 3,823

Number of mandatory safety rules Bush has proposed to protect cities from terrorist attacks on chemical plants: 0
more The full story...

Number of years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been dumping toxic sludge in the Potomac River under an expired permit: 9

Number of additional years the EPA has given the Army Corps to adhere to stringent dumping restrictions: 6.5

more The full story...

Percentage change in sulfur dioxide pollution in Washington State under the Bush administration's proposed "Clear Skies" initiative, according to the EPA: -87

Percentage change under the "Clear Skies" proposal, according to Washington State air officials:+34

more The full story...

Number of oil and gas wells the Bureau of Land Management wants to allow in Wyoming's scenic Jack Morrow Hills: 205

Percent of Wyoming public land already open to oil and gas leasing: 89

more The full story...

resources
The Bush Record: Visit the NRDC's W-Watch website to find out what W's been up to lately.

Previously in "By the Numbers": May/June 2003


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