April

Nine states sue U.S. on mercury rules

In a backlash against what environmentalists call “disastrous” new mercury regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nine states filed a lawsuit March 29 against the federal government, saying the rules violate the Clean Air Act. One of them, New Hampshire, went further, advancing its own state-level legislation to curb the release of mercury by corporate polluters.

Editorials

After Pope John Paul II; No to ‘nuclear option’

Letters

Can’t be trusted; Bush is history; People’s nostalgia; Bush lied; Gerry Adams visit; Not Dorothy’s Kansas