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HOUSE GOP APPROPRIATORS PROPOSE BIG HIT TO EPA BUDGET
The House Appropriations Committee has unveiled a $24.3 billion fiscal 2014 spending bill for Interior-Environment that would cut the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by nearly $3 billion from that of FY13. The overall bill, which includes spending for the Interior Department, provides for a $5.5 billion cut from the current year.
EPA would see a reduction of $2.8 billion below the FY 2013 enacted level, a 34% reduction. The spending measure also ...