House Appropriation for EPA Cuts Core Programs 27%–Even More Deeply than Trump Requested

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On September 13, 2017, the House passed HR 3354, an EPA funding bill that cuts core air, water, and waste program funding by an astounding 27%. These cuts are even deeper than requested by the Trump/Mulvaney/Pruitt budget put forth in March. Some parts of the EPA budget survived mostly intact, but this hit to the core work of the agency will inflict long-term damage. EPN put forth this 4-page summary of the bill to provide an overview and describe troubling policy riders passed by the House.

Read full summary: HR 3354 | PDF