Biden EPA Seeks To Boost Funding For ‘Geographic’ Water Programs

June 2, 2021
The Biden administration is seeking to boost funding for Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other regional water programs in fiscal year 2022 by tens of millions of dollars beyond what Congress appropriated for FY21, marking a shift from the Trump administration’s failed efforts to eliminate or severely reduce funding for the programs. EPA’s FY22 budget request calls for a $36.3 million increase for the so-called geographic programs, which include the Gulf of Mexico, Lake Champlain, Long Island Sound, South Florida,...

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