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Trump Seeks To Slash $2.4 Billion From EPA's Budget, End 50 Programs

March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget outline proposes a massive $2.4 billion cut to EPA's existing $8.1 billion budget, a level that would bring the agency's funding down to $5.7 billion and end more than 50 programs including popular measures like the Chesapeake Bay cleanup program while still claiming “robust” funding for water infrastructure. The outline released March 16, if enacted by Congress, would result in a 31 percent cut to the agency's budget and reduce staffing levels for...

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