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November 6, 2008 4:11 PM

Bush officials moving fast to cut environmental protections

In the next few weeks, the Bush administration is expected to relax environmental-protection rules on power plants near national parks, uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and more mountaintop-removal coal mining in Appalachia. Many will be finalized before Thanksgiving, so the 60-day waiting period will have expired before the Obama administration takes over.

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