Norton Made Nice on Environment; Hansen Makes Nasty
WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 1The hidden hand behind Interior Secretary Gale Norton is a Utah congressman named James Hansen, who chairs the House Resources Committee. While Norton was all misty eyed about the beauteous West in her confirmation hearings, the Republican Hansen, in a letter to both Bush and Cheney, got down to business: "After many years of being frustrated by the Clinton administration's unreasoned and frequently absurd interpretation of law and Congressional intent, I am elated at finally having the opportunity to work with your administration to correct the misguided direction the Clinton administration has taken in their attempt to manage our natural resources."
Here's what Hansen wants to do:
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