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EPA Budget Examined
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 16, 2013 03:12 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A House Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing Thursday was supposed to focus on the EPA's proposed 2014 budget, but Republicans on the committee used the occasion to also make connections between EPA and the current scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of conservative groups.

Lost in the shuffle is an EPA proposed budget that trims some $296 million off the agency's 2012 enacted budget. Meanwhile, it increases budget expenditures in areas that involved protecting and improving water quality.

The cuts brought on by sequestration in Washington come at a time when U.S. agriculture awaits EPA's final ...

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