AP Wire | 02/15/2004 | AP: Bush Administration Shelved MTBE Ban: "HINGTON - The Bush administration quietly shelved a proposal to ban a gasoline additive that contaminates drinking water in many communities, helping an industry that has donated more than $1 million to Republicans.
The Environmental Protection Agency's decision had its origin in the early days of President Bush's tenure when his administration decided not to move ahead with a Clinton-era regulatory effort to ban the clean-air additive MTBE"
This one is pretty cut and dried. Chemical additive found to be extremely toxic to ground water. Chemical additive is used by oil companies as a shortcut to make better burning fuel. Oil President protects Oil Companies.
Film at 11.