Bush Backstabs California's Cleaner Car Standards

Fri, 2007-06-15 10:42Ross Gelbspan
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Bush Backstabs California's Cleaner Car Standards

In a move denounced by state officials and others as improper lobbying on behalf of the auto industry, transportation officials in the Bush administration are making a pro-auto industry pitch to members of Congress, urging them to oppose California's efforts to enforce tough emissions standards on vehicles.

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Public relations professionals, I believe, should had have this voluntary oath to serve to the public only genuine information. Although, it is their job to relay information, it should be in their conscience to choose only those that are true and those which will do good for the public. Auto industry should have, likewise, been long responsible for the consequences of their acts.If they can spend whopping amounts to conceptualize a fast and beautiful car, then should also be ready to spend even just a little to make even the replacement auto parts safe and earth-friendly.

Definitely not a good deal for California.

Seems this is a step back for the state of Ca.
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