EPA Funding Reductions Have Kneecapped Environmental Enforcement

EPA Enforcement = Green Jackboots.

“But lawmakers have found another way to strike out at the agency they love to hate—by slashing its budget. Over the past two years, Congress has cut EPA’s budget by a whopping 18 percent, from $10.3 billion to $8.5 billion. And that’s not counting the effects of the across-the-board spending cuts that took effect with sequestration Friday.”

Read more at the National Journal.

4 thoughts on “EPA Funding Reductions Have Kneecapped Environmental Enforcement”

  1. I’m very skeptical that EPA’s budget has been cut by 18%. But if so, that’s a good start.

  2. The poor dears have to get by on just $8,500,000,000 a year. I think they could make it if they reduced their email accounts.

    “And that’s not counting the effects of the across-the-board spending cuts that took effect with sequestration Friday.”

    Thanks to the curse of zero-based-budgeting, there are no cuts. Just alarmism.

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