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EPA Budget Fights, Oversight Likely Supersede Major Hill Legislation In 2018

January 03, 2018
EPA's Capitol Hill critics face murky prospects for moving significant legislation in 2018 to limit the agency's authority, but the agency still faces threats from a continued budget squeeze, as well as oversight by both backers and critics of the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda. “Members are going to be cautious about acting on specific legislation that brings about . . . destruction of EPA's core capabilities,” says Elgie Holstein, Environmental Defense Fund's senior director of strategic planning, in an interview...

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