Energy and environment-2: Counting the uncountable

For the sake of health, governments should uncouple marketing from science in environmental politics. A good place to start is the US Environmental Protection Agency.Defending the decision not to fix a regulatory mistake by her predecessor on sulfur in diesel fuel, new EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman co-opted a regrettable sales pitch. A Feb. 28 press statement, borrowing from the final rule adopted at the end of the administration of President Bill Clinton, said the action would eventually reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide by 2.6 million tons/year and of particulates by 110,000 tons/year. Then there's this:"An estimated 8,300 premature deaths, 5,500 cases of chronic bronchit...

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