Senate appropriators stress climate in unveiling FY22 plans

October 20, 2021
The Senate Appropriations Committee is emphasizing climate change impacts such as wildfires to justify a proposed increase in federal spending on environment and public lands management, as part of a package of fiscal year 2022 spending bills released this week. The committee’s release of nine bills Oct. 18 serves as a marker for Senate Democrats on climate and other issues as they hope to reach a deal with Republicans later this year on the remainder of FY22 funding for the...

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