3/13/01

Abandons pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

3/28/01

Rejects Kyoto Protocol.

4/9/01

Pushes to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

5/10/01

Refuses to name industry participants in Cheney’s energy task force.

7/6/01

Reduces funding for greenhouse-gas reductions in developing countries.

9/21/01

Uses terrorist attacks as excuse to weaken protection of wetlands.

10/25/01

Guts tough mining protections on federal lands.

10/31/01

Issues weaker arsenic-in-drinking-water standard.

1/14/02

Allows expanded oil-drilling in Big Cypress National Preserve.

2/14/02

Rolls back power-plant pollution standards.

2/15/02

Backs Yucca Mountain plan for nuclear waste dump.

2/18/02

Eric Schaeffer, a top EPA official, resigns in protest of Bush policies.

3/29/02

Citing national security, Pentagon seeks environmental laws exemption.

4/1/02

Misses deadline to boost automobile efficiency.

4/11/02

Allows mining in Everglades.

5/23/02

Rolls back air-conditioner energy-efficiency standards.

7/1/02

Kills corporate tax on polluters that funds cleanup of toxic waste sites.

7/19/02

Opposes Senate-backed renewable energy requirement.

8/22/02

Calls for increased logging in the name of fire prevention.

8/26-9/4/02

Only major leader not at UN Summit on Sustainable Development.

10/8/02

Stacks panel on lead poisoning with industry officials.

11/12/02

Announces plan to allow snowmobiles in two national parks.

11/22/02

Repeals rules requiring older factories to cut pollution emissions.

12/4/02

Defers action on global warming.

01/10/03

Plans to weaken Clean Water Act wetlands protections.

Compiled by Eric Ditzian. Sources: Sierra Club and Natural Resources Defense Council.