House Resources Committee Addresses Environmental Scare-Tactics —by House Resources Committee & Chairman Richard Pombo
August 2003 by Guest WriterAs self-serving, so-called environmental organizations ramp up their scare-tactics to raise money, Americans will be pleased to learn that the sky is not falling, nor are their rivers on fire. These are facts to keep in mind when reading the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) partisan “scorecard.” The House Resources Committee report shines sunlight on the shady LCV political rhetoric by outlining facts and accomplishments on current environmental endeavors.
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