Pallone Uses EPA FY22 Hearing To Call For Reinstating Superfund Taxes

April 29, 2021
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) used an April 29 hearing on EPA’s fiscal year 2022 budget request to make the case for reinstating the long-expired Superfund taxes on industry, saying it would provide “dedicated’ funding as the agency struggles with a backlog of orphan waste sites needing cleanup. During the hearing, held by the Energy & Commerce environment and climate change subcommittee, Pallone signaled his interest in Congress finally reinstating the taxes -- a measure...

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