EPA Staff Brace For Lengthy Fight Against Massive Proposed Budget Cuts

March 3, 2017
EPA staff is bracing for a lengthy fight over the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts for fiscal year 2018, with top officials acknowledging the “stress and anxiety” that the suggested reductions are causing throughout the agency but also noting that Administrator Scott Pruitt is promising he will “work hard” to defend EPA's resources. “We are at the start of a longer budget process for next year that involves many steps,” says a March 2 email from Acting Region 5...

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