The Top Five Anti-Environment Objectives of ALEC : TreeHugger

Our environment – and our health – depends on not allowing corporations to externalize the waste they create to increase their bottom-line…

The American Legislative Exchange Council has at least five “model bills” waiting in the wings to roll back environmental protections for the benefit of polluting industry. ALEC, as you’ll recall, is the conservative organization (or “stealth business lobbyist,” as the NY Times calls it) that allows corporations to have a direct hand in drafting legislation with state policymakers. That “model” legislation can then be passed onto other states, where it’s advocated by other ALEC members.

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