Sunday, August 14, 2005

Waterkeeper Alliance: Part 2: Public Officials Endangering the Public Trust

RFK, Jr's most excellent environmental magazine, Waterkeepers, has this rundown on the worst environmental president in history and other criminals:

Public Officials Endangering the Public Trust an excerpt:

"In the 6th century the Roman Empire codified the rights of citizens to shared resources including air, flowing water, and wildlife. These 'public trust' rights descended to the people of the United States following the American Revolution. Throughout history, however, tyrants have broken the public trust to deliver these commons to private hands. The extent of this tyranny in 2005 is, perhaps, at an all time high:

1. President George W. Bush: Worst environmental president in U.S. History. "

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