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Trump's FY19 Budget Cuts EPA To $6.1 Billion But Boosts Key Programs

February 12, 2018
President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget request would cut EPA's funding from its current $8.05 billion down to $6.1 billion, more than the $5.6 billion the administration sought in FY18 and with most of the increase over last year's request dedicated to boosts for key agency programs including Superfund and water infrastructure. Still, the FY19 budget request and associated documents released Feb. 12 include deep cuts for EPA's scientific and regulatory programs, particularly those that target climate change, as...