| ||Made the air we breathe cleaner by
issuing new standards to cut toxic pollution from chemical plants by 90%
and dangerous incinerator emissions by 98%.
| ||Fought attempts in Congress to roll
back the progress made in ensuring safe food and water for our families.
| ||Issued new policy to protect consumers
from E. Coli bacteria contamination in meat.
| ||Expanded the publics right-to-know
about toxic releases and required polluters to disclose information to
| ||Ensured compliance with environmental
safeguards by toughening EPAs enforcement programs.
| ||Fought Republican Congressional attempts
to gut the Superfund law that makes pollutersrather than taxpayerspay
to clean up toxic dumps. Vetoed a Republican Congressional bill that cut
Superfund clean ups by 25%.
| ||Canceled 75 hazardous pesticides while
moving safer substitutes into the market more quickly.