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Fighting FY18 Cuts, ECOS Makes Preserving STAG Funds Top FY19 Priority

September 15, 2017
JACKSON HOLE, WY -- Even as they press EPA and Congress to reverse the Trump administration's proposed cuts to EPA's budget in fiscal year 2018, state environmental regulators are outlining top priorities for the agency's FY19 budget, including consistent funding for core programs, greater flexibility for states to use the funds and increased efficiency. The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), which represents state environmental commissioners, in a Sept. 6 letter to David Bloom, EPA's acting chief financial officer, argue...


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