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Union, Enviros Blast Proposed EPA Cuts In House Bill

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups and union officials on Monday slammed a U.S. House of Representatives funding bill for the Environmental Protection Agency, saying a 7 percent cut for the agency, while a smaller reduction than was proposed by President Donald Trump, will still make it difficult to fulfill its mission.

The full House Appropriations Committee is set to vote Tuesday on funding for the EPA and the U.S. Department of the Interior, among other agencies. The bill would fund the EPA at about $7.5 billion, a reduction of...
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