Environmental Protection Agency chief Mike Leavitt signed new regulations Tuesday aimed at cutting pollutants from diesel engines in off-road vehicles such as farming and construction equipment by 90 percent over the next eight years.
President Bush announced Monday that his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency is Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, a Republican and an advocate of shifting environmental regulation to the states.
Christine Todd Whitman, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is leaving her post after more than two years.
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