House approves FY22 EPA spending bill

July 29, 2021
The House has approved a fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill that includes funding for EPA roughly the same as the $11.4 billion the Appropriations Committee developed, making only a few minor changes to the agency’s budget with amendments during floor debate. By a 219-208 vote on July 29, the chamber backed the “minibus” bill combining FY22 provisions from seven appropriations proposals including the interior and environment package that funds EPA. The floor vote follows July 1 approval by the Appropriations...

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