Kolbert, Elizabeth
May 2004
New Yorker;5/3/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p33
Criticizes the environmental laws of U.S. president George W. Bush. Identification of coal-fired electric power plants as the primary source of mercury, a hazardous air pollutant; Preference to use the cap-and-trade system over the maximum achievable control technology as the means to limit total mercury emissions; Debate over whether emissions trading is the best approach to pollution control; Advantages of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry over Bush in environmental issues.


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