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Department of Defense Wants Full-Time Permission to Trash Environment

"Twenty of the nations leading conservation groups announced they are standing together to oppose legislation proposed by the Department of Defense (DOD) that would allow broad, sweeping exemptions from Americas premiere laws protecting our environment and public health, including the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)." (Excerpt from the Ocean's Conservancy press release, 4/24/02)

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