Inside EPA - 10/04/2019

Amid Uncertain Outlook, Senate Spending Panel Moves EPA FY20 Bill

September 26, 2019
The full Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a fiscal year 2020 spending bill for EPA and several other agencies that funds the agency at $9.01 billion, a $161 million boost over current levels that includes either modest increases or flat funding for numerous EPA programs. The 31-0 committee passage of the bill at a Sept. 26 markup removes one hurdle to subsequent Senate floor action as well as negotiations with the House, which proposes to fund EPA at roughly $500...

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