Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Bush's final revenge: Poison the citizens...

From The Washington Post via :

Bush Administration Rushes to Change Workplace Toxin Rules

In The Washington Post, Carol D. Leonnig reports: "Political appointees at the Department of Labor are moving with unusual speed to push through in the final months of the Bush administration a rule making it tougher to regulate workers' on-the-job exposure to chemicals and toxins.

The agency did not disclose the proposal, as required, in public notices of regulatory plans that it filed in December and May. Instead, Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao's intention to push for the rule first surfaced on July 7, when the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) posted on its Web site that it was reviewing the proposal, identified only by its nine-word title."

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