The Cheney Energy Case

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The Bush White House has gone all the way to the US Supreme Court to keep secret the names of Vice President Cheney-s Energy Task Force. The task force recommended an expansion of nuclear power and oil exploration in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, policies which are opposed by the Sierra Club. Both the Sierra Club and the conservative group, Judicial Watch, claim Americans have a right to know the participants' identities. The White House says secrecy-s not just necessary for making policy. It-s protected by the Constitution. Is it all about politics, or is it a real test of principles fundamental to American government? Warren Olney joins experts in environmental policy and national security law, an attorney for the Sierra Club and former Nixon counsel John Dean, for a look at Cheney's Energy Task Force, the Constitutional separation of powers, and politics in an election year.
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House Committee Report on First Responder Funding Analysis

Meyer's article on anti-terror program report

National Energy Policy Development Group

LA Times article on Robert Sullivan and rats



Warren Olney