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Senate FY19 Bill Retains EPA's $8 Billion Funding, Excludes Policy Riders

June 12, 2018
The Senate Appropriations Committee interior panel that oversees EPA's funding has approved fiscal year 2019 legislation that would retain the agency's existing $8.058 billion and exclude any new controversial riders affecting EPA policies, setting up a clash with the House's bill that would cut funding and includes several contested riders. Republicans and Democrats on the interior subcommittee approved the FY19 legislation by voice vote at a June 12 markup, and the full appropriations panel plans to consider the bill at...

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