New Green D’Amato

The World

There’s probably no tighter, nor more acrimonious race for public office this year than the contest between New York’s three term Republican Senator Alphonse D’Amato and his Democratic challenger, Representative Charles Schumer. Everything counts in this duel to the finish, including the environmental records of the combatants. Mr Schumer gets higher marks from environmental activists than Mr. D’Amato, but the conservative senator is not about to concede the ecology vote. Indeed as Richard Schiffman reports, Senator D’Amato seems to be turning a brighter shade of green.

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