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Trump's Budget Cuts Likely to Stymie Pruitt Plan On Superfund Priorities

March 17, 2017
The Trump administration's plans to slash EPA's budget in fiscal year 2018, including a proposed 30 percent cut to the Superfund program, is likely to stymie plans by Administrator Scott Pruitt to prioritize cleanups and accelerate deletion of sites from the National Priorities List (NPL), a former EPA official says. Absent an intervention by Congress to restore the funds, Pruitt's ambitious plans for the program “won't be achieved," the source says, though the source notes that House appropriators have been...

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