House Panel Passes EPA Budget With $1.4B In GOP Cuts

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT) -- An appropriations bill cutting $1.4 billion in funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency advanced out of a House subcommittee on Wednesday, as GOP members accused the agency of hurting the energy industry through overzealous regulations and enforcement actions.

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies approved the Fiscal Year 2013 funding bill by a voice vote, moving ahead the legislation, which sets funding for the EPA, Department of the Interior, the Forest Service and other related agencies at a collective $28 billion...
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