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Facing Trump Cuts, Union Asks Congress To Hike EPA Workforce, Budget

February 15, 2017
A labor union that represents many EPA employees is asking Congress for a major funding and staffing boost -- 500 more employees in fiscal year 2017 alone and billions of dollars in new infrastructure spending -- even as the Trump administration has pledged to slash the agency's workforce and its budget along with the rest of the federal government. “The case for increased Federal investment in water and wastewater infrastructure, as well as other infrastructure investments funded as part of...

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