EPA Budget Cuts & Talking Points

The Ides of March are notorious for the brutal assassination of Julius Caesar by his friends. Scott Pruitt is following in this tradition. Trump’s budget blueprint (the "skinny budget") is on the street - and it’s even uglier than the OMB markup. The OMB markup document (released before Pruitt's confirmation) proposed a 25% cut to …

Air quality program cuts

Air quality grants to states 30%1 Through a competitive process, EPA provides funding to state and local governments for activities such as air quality monitoring, transportation (mobile source management), climate change, indoor air and pollution control.2 Sources of air pollutants and environmental conditions vary from state to state, and these grants are designed to give …