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Cardin's Strategy To Preserve EPA Budget Seeks To 'Put A Face On The Cuts'

April 18, 2017
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) says he will seek to preserve EPA's Chesapeake Bay program and other lower-profile programs that face elimination under President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget request by putting “a face on the cut” so that policymakers can see the agency's real-world benefits and limit any funding cuts. “You've got to put a face on the cut, otherwise it becomes much more vulnerable in our political system,” Cardin told Inside EPA April 17 shortly after he...

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