Critics Blast ‘Cash for Clunkers’ $2 Billion Lifeline

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Washington Independent

By Mike Lillis

July 31, 2009

“A billion dollars has been spent on a program that could conceivably be a disaster for the environment, and without even waiting to see where that money went, they’re throwing more money into the pot,” said Daniel Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, which advocates for better fuel efficiency. “This whole thing is a blind experiment. Congress is making fact-free decisions.”