Budget Bill Clips EPA, Climate Change Spending

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Details of the recent federal budget deal released Tuesday show a cut of more than $1 billion in funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the remainder of 2011, along with specific directives defunding wild lands and climate change programs.

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee unveiled the full scope of the continuing resolution struck late Friday to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year, which would shave an estimated $38.5 billion off of enacted 2010 levels of all federal nondefense...
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