US budget clash threatens green initiatives

A Republican proposed bill could impact the clean-up of America's largest bay.



    A spending bill adopted by Republicans has stirred controversy has targeted new environmental regulations introduced by US president Barack Obama's administration.

    Democrats say their opponents are attempting to manipulate the budget - which has stalled in Congress - to influence social policy.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, on a clash between green campaigners and the pro-business lobby.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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