The Administration Crumples Over `Green' Paper

Clinton's Administration is having a tough time delivering on its environmental good intentions. Early on, Western senators forced the White House to gut a proposal that would have jacked up fees for using public lands. Now, sources say the Administration is bowing to stiff opposition from the politically potent paper industry and is watering down a plan to promote use of "environmentally preferable" paper. "They're getting hammered," says Allen Hershkowitz, a Natural Resources Defense Council scientist.

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