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EPA Memo Details Waste Program Cuts, Eyes 'Special Account' Offsets

April 10, 2017
EPA is proposing to eliminate funding for its waste minimization and recycling program as well as grants to states for underground storage tank (UST) cleanups and inspections, and is proposing to significantly cut back a number of other waste programs in fiscal year 2018, according to an EPA memo detailing how the agency plans to implement the Trump administration's budget request. At the same time, the memo suggests offsetting the significant Superfund cuts being proposed by accessing "special account" funds...


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