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House Backs Water Fund Hike In FY18 But Limits EPA Climate Authority

September 08, 2017
House lawmakers have approved several modifications to pending legislation funding EPA in fiscal year 2018, including language that would add $250 million to EPA's clean water loan fund, as well as numerous provisions that would restrict the agency's authority for climate and other pollution controls. But the extent to which any of the provisions will become law remains unclear, given that the Senate is likely to have different spending and policy priorities. In addition, overall congressional priorities may change by...


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