EPA Seeks Nearly 2,000 FTE Boost In FY23 Though Hill Support Uncertain

March 28, 2022
EPA’s fiscal year 2023 budget request is seeking to add nearly 2,000 full-time employees, nearly double the level the Biden administration sought in FY22, though congressional support remains uncertain after lawmakers failed to back that request in the recently enacted spending law. The agency is also seeking once again to create a Senate-confirmed national program manager for environmental justice (EJ) but has yet to release the detailed information about the planned position that Congress asked for earlier this year when...

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