The Committee on Energy and Commerce calls the EPA’s 2016 budget “more than enough”
On February 25, the Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy held a hearing on President Obama’s 2016 budget request for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA requested a total budget of $8.6 billion for fiscal year 2016, $452 million more than the agency’s enacted level for fiscal year 2015, according to the EPA.  

In the opening statements for the budget hearing, Ed Whitfield (R-KY) voiced concerns over how the money w...


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