Murkowski Praises EPA’s FY25 Superfund Request Following Tax Shortfalls

May 3, 2024
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the top Republican on EPA’s appropriations panel, is praising EPA’s $300 million budget request for its Superfund remedial program in fiscal year 2025 amid shortfalls in funding expected from the renewed Superfund tax, after she raised concerns that the tax’s revenue would not sufficiently fund the program. During a May 1 hearing on EPA’s FY25 budget request before the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, Murkowski emphasized the need for “long-term viability” of the Superfund program, noting that the...

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