November 2018 Bar Bulletin
My Conversation with William D. Ruckelshaus
(Second of Two Parts)
We pick up with Harry Schneider’s interview with William Ruckelshaus and his current views on the Environmental Protection Agency, which he once headed.
Q. Environmental protection is something that defines much of your career in public service. You were once quoted as saying, “Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.” How are we doing?
A. The United States was an early leader in taking steps to reduce pollution and prevent degradation of the environment, and we did so well before...