EPA Seeks $285 Million Boost To EJ, Civil Rights Budgets In FY24 Request

March 16, 2023
EPA’s fiscal year 2024 budget request seeks a dramatic boost in funding and staff for the agency’s environmental justice (EJ) and civil rights activities, asking Congress for nearly $267 million more for EJ and more than $18 million more for civil rights over the FY23 enacted levels, reflecting the creation of the agency’s new national program office. The request for $369 million for EJ and $31 million for civil rights in FY24 show the administration wants its commitment to the...

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