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House Energy Panel Queries On EPA, DOE 'Waste' May Signal Budget Cuts

February 10, 2017
The House Energy & Commerce Committee is asking four agencies including EPA and the Energy Department (DOE) to turn over any internal reports on waste or inefficiency that they have produced since 2014, which could lay the groundwork for coming legislation that is expected to seek major cuts to environmental spending. The Feb. 10 letters signed by Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the full committee, and Tim Murphy (R-PA), who heads its oversight panel, are in response to a...

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