Cheney Defends Bush Environmental Policies


Last updated: 08 Apr 2001 18:06 GMT+00:00 (Reuters)

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney shrugged off criticism of the Bush administration's environmental policies on Sunday, defending its stance on global warming, pledging to pursue oil and gas drilling in an Arctic wildlife refuge and advocating nuclear power.