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President Clinton threatened to veto theBut even if the president can sustain this veto in the event it passes through the Senate, the Republicans have other regulatory agencies in their sights. "You've got to remember that the Republicans' goal is to pass deregulation," saidTIME's Nina Burleigh. "No matter what Clinton says, they're going to push for deregulation." The Republicans maintain that they are not anti-environment, only anti-bureaucracy. The House vote reinstated 17 provisions which would block the EPA from regulatingcommercial development in wetlands, air pollution from refineries, water pollution from city sewers, and pesticides in foods.