Biden Seeks 19 Percent Hike In FY24 To Boost ‘Critical Capacity’ At EPA

March 9, 2023
The Biden administration is pitching Congress on a $1.9 billion, or 19 percent, boost in EPA’s budget in fiscal year 2024 that would add 2,400 new staff to restore “critical capacity” at the agency while also strengthening the ability to address a range of environmental and climate-related priorities. The top-line funding boost for EPA -- detailed in President Joe Biden’s FY24 budget request released March 9 -- faces an uphill climb on Capitol Hill given expected clashes throughout the year...

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