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EPA Strategic Plan Sets Aggressive Efficiency Goals Despite Budget Cuts

February 12, 2018
EPA's final strategic plan for fiscal years 2018-2022 adds a host of aggressive metrics for achieving its efficiency and environmental remediation goals, including reducing the processing time for all federal permits to six months or less, but the Trump administration's push to cut EPA funding and staff in the coming years could complicate those efforts. The strategic plan , released Feb. 12 alongside the White House's FY19 budget request, largely maintains the goals set in the draft released last year,...

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