EPA Core Programs—Why They Matter

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For almost 50 years, EPA has advanced the protection of air, water, and land through core programs and actions that underpin its mission to protect public health and the environment. Today, in light of the Trump Administration’s proposed EPA budget, those protections are under siege, both through budget cuts and regulatory rollbacks. EPN wrote a short 1-page overview, as well as a 5-page analysis of Proposed FY2020 Budget Cuts That Impact Human Health, to clarify what is actually at stake.

Note: These documents have been updated (3/13/19).

Read full overview: EPA Core WorkWhy It Matters | PDF
Read the 5-page analysis: Proposed FY2020 Budget Cuts That Impact Human Health