"Clearing the Air: An Oversight Hearing on the Administration's Clean Air Enforcement Program"

February 6, 2004
2325 Rayburn House Office Building

Hearing Transcript

For a full transcript of the hearing click here.

Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan
Chairman, Senate Democratic Policy Committee

Senator James Jeffords

Senator Patrick Leahy


Peg Lautenschlager
Wisconsin Attorney General

Bruce Buckheit
Former EPA Enforcement Chief

Eric Schaeffer
Environmental Integrity Project

John Paul
Regional Air Pollution Control Agency

Additional Materials

Witness Biographies

Statement of Senator Hillary Clinton

Joint Statement of Senators Russ Feingold and Herbert Kohl

Bar Chart: "The Bush NSR Rule Will Lead to 20,000 More Deaths per Year than Enforcing the Current NSR Rule"

U.S. Map: "The Bush NSR Rule Changes Equal More Pollution Equals More Death"





Democratic Policy Committee
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