White House Proposes Slashing EPA’s FY21 Budget, Killing 50 Programs

February 10, 2020
The Trump administration is calling for $6.7 billion for EPA in its fiscal year 2021 budget proposal, a 26 percent cut in funding over FY20 levels, and elimination of over 50 programs -- a reprise of past budget plans that have been rejected by Congress. “The Budget would eliminate almost 50 wasteful programs that are outside of EPA’s core mission,” the Trump administration says in an EPA-related section of its broader budget proposal for numerous federal agencies. It says elimination...

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