Fearing Slowdown, Regan Makes Case For $300 Million Superfund Request

May 20, 2024
EPA Administrator Michael Regan is urging Congress to fulfill the Biden administration’s request for $300 million in Superfund cleanup funds in fiscal year 2025, warning that the shortfall in chemical and other tax revenue will lead to a slowdown in cleanups should lawmakers not provide the additional funds. During a May 15 hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s environment subcommittee, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), the full committee’s ranking Democrat, asked Regan what would happen if the agency did...

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