EPA Stresses Budget Proposal’s Related Air, Equity, Climate Benefits

June 1, 2021
EPA is emphasizing the interrelated nature of its measures to curb conventional air pollution, limit greenhouse gases and boost environmental equity, as part of the Biden administration’s defense of its proposal to significantly boost the agency’s budget in fiscal year 2022 to fund a broad swath of programs. In EPA’s budget justification document to Congress, supporting President Joe Biden’s FY22 budget request to increase EPA spending, the agency outlines a host of spending increases designed to improve air quality, increase...

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