Jerome Weeks

Jerome Weeks is the Art&Seek producer-reporter for KERA. A professional critic for more than two decades, he was the book columnist for The Dallas Morning News for ten years and the paperâââ

George W. Bush
4:40 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

The New George Bush Presidential Center’s Eco-Sensitive Design

Dane Walters KERA

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 11:42 am

This is the first installment in the KERA News series "Inside the Bush Center."

George W. Bush’s environmental legacy as president was decidedly . . .  mixed. He established the largest protected marine environment in American history – more than a hundred million acres set aside in our Pacific territories. But he also permitted more mountaintop removal by mining companies. And he refused to sign the Kyoto Protocols on global warming. Yet the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of SMU is unequivocally eco-sensitive. The new center will be dedicated Thursday.

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