EPA Water Chief Defends Bush's Proposed SRF Cuts

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31879, p5
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Reports that United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water acting chief Benjamin Grumbles defended the federal government's proposed cut to the wastewater state revolving loan fund program in the fiscal 2005 budget. Low-interest loans provided to local governments and operators of sewer and water facilities; Funding gap for drinking water; Infrastructure financing.


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