House Appropriators Weigh Boosting EPA Recycling Funds In FY21 Bill

February 6, 2020
With the Trump administration slated to release its fiscal year 2021 budget request Feb. 10, House appropriators are signaling that they could use their next spending bill to give more resources to EPA’s recycling program, although waste chief Peter Wright downplayed any need for a funding boost at a recent hearing on the subject. During a Feb. 5 hearing of the House Appropriations Committee’s panel on interior, environment and related agencies, Wright touted EPA’s voluntary “America Recycles” program, which relies...

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