EPA Budget Said To 'Zero Out' Scores Of Programs; Cut Grants, Staff

March 1, 2017
The Trump administration's controversial plan that will require an almost 25 percent cut to the agency's budget in fiscal year 2018 reportedly includes plans to slash state grants by 30 percent, scale back the agency's workforce by 20 percent and "zero out" almost two dozen programs, including popular brownfields and diesel emissions grants, as well as funds for implementing the Clean Power Plan. The cuts are spelled out in a note from the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA),...

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