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On Earth Day, Bush Plugs Environmental Policies

President Bush marks Earth Day with a visit to the Great Smoky Mountains -- America's most-visited national park and one of its most polluted. The president will use the park as a backdrop for promoting policies he says will result in cleaner air and water. Environmentalists say he is actually weakening regulations.

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Corrected: April 23, 2005 at 11:19 AM EDT
President Bush canceled his Earth Day visit to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park because of bad weather.