Top Democrat on EPA House Panel Voices Concern Over Budget Cuts

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/3/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32331, p5
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The article reports on the concerns of Democrats on a U.S. House panel that oversees the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) budget, over a White House plan to reduce the funding for an EPA state wastewater infrastructure grant program in fiscal 2007. Representative Norman D. Dicks claims that the budget reduction will affect the local communities' efforts to modernize their wastewater systems. States are using the EPA grants to fund wastewater and drinking water state revolving funds.


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