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Environmental Protection Agency"s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2001

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials.

Environmental Protection Agency"s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2001

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials and the Subcommittee on Health and Environment of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, March 30, 2000.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • Environmental protection -- United States -- Finance.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22412686M
    ISBN 100160612306

    Alaskans are willing to find sensible solutions and I look forward to working with the Agency to find those solutions. Officers utilized traditional patrol cars, 4x4 sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, ATVs, boats, airboats, personal watercraft PWC'sdirt-bikes, and bicycles. One of those new efforts is a new environmental information system that will provide the public more critical environmental information than ever before. In its report on H.

    The provision further stipulated that the final EPA rule will not permit pregnant women, infants, and children to be used as subjects in such testing, and will be consistent with National Academy of Sciences NAS recommendations10 and human experimentation principles of the Nuremberg Code. The space agency has received a 0. Seven point three billion dollars of that amount is directly for operating programs, air and water infrastructure, and trust funds. The FY enacted amount does not reflect the 0. History[ edit ] Marjory Stoneman Douglas Building in Tallahasseethe largest of the agency's headquarters buildings.

    Cubic yards of contaminated sediment remediated cumulative, in millions in the Great Lakes. By the mids, when the federal government was becoming increasingly involved in initiatives designed to protect the country's environmental interests, Florida had four agencies involved with environmental protection: the Florida Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund state land, including shores, beaches, wetlands, and bodies of waterthe Department of Health sewage treatment, drinking water qualityFlorida Department of Natural Resources state parks and recreation areasand Game and Freshwater Fish Commission hunting and fishing. This Administration has repeatedly demonstrated that we can enjoy enormous prosperity -- including the longest economic expansion in history and a plan that will eliminate our national debt for the first time since -- while implementing important environmental and public health protections. Congress undoubtedly will balk at some of the proposed cuts; some Republicans on Capitol Hill already have voiced opposition to the elimination of programs important to their constituents, like infrastructure assistance for Great Lakes restoration projects and for native villages in Alaska.


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Environmental Protection Agencys proposed budget request for fiscal year 2001 book

The budget we are announcing today preserves this record of success and builds on it. Seven point three billion dollars of that amount is directly for operating programs, air and water infrastructure, and trust funds. My understanding is that the City of Fairbanks is eligible for some of these grants to help deal with the particulate matter problem that exists in that area, and I am hopeful the Administration will work with the Committee to ensure that this type of cleanup can occur.

But both areas are now under threat of hefty budget cuts. Alaskans are willing to find sensible solutions and I look forward to working with the Agency to find those solutions.

And numerous other rules are being challenged by States and other impacted entities who are concerned that EPA continues to push an agenda that lines up more with those who seek to stop all development than with the States and Tribes who are impacted by these decisions.

It proposes converting it to a program completely financed by fees from automakers. Some critical employees were terminated or gave their notice during that time. Slashing the EPA budget by 20 percent -- or more -- cannot be tolerated. Jackson responded that it was and said EPA is committed to moving the nation toward cleaner stoves.

These funds go for critical programs that fight such threats as lead contamination and childhood asthma. And, it proposes to eliminate the grant program I mentioned earlier that has the potential to help improve air quality in areas with particulate matter and ozone issues.

Trump Plan to Slash EPA Budget Goes Even Deeper, New Memo Shows

Jackson said EPA has done that even though it is not classified as a highly influential scientific assessment. Coral Reef Task Force. I am hopeful that we can find common ground on a number of lower profile issues this year that are extremely important to Alaskans. We need to deal with backup diesel generator concerns in rural Alaska, and find a way to clean up abandoned oil tanks and contaminated lands.

That is what the Clinton-Gore Administration's budget accomplishes. Additionally, the Agency once again proposes to eliminate a program to protect against radon exposure — the second-leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking.

And we have taken the unprecedented step of revitalizing communities by accelerating the cleanup of Brownfields and returning the land to productive use. The FY request also reflected priorities for broader cross-media analytical research areas, such as risks to children and other sub-populations.

SinceEPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. These earmarks take away huge amounts of money from the programs that provide cleaner air and water to the Nation as a whole. The budget prioritizes funding for controversial regulatory programs over on-the-ground cleanup.

The American people know -- and the Clinton-Gore Administration has proven -- that our Nation does not have to choose between a strong economy and a healthy environment. He pointed out that Cornell University had found the draft report to be credible and asked about the scientific process that was used to develop the draft report.

In fact, one study suggests that methane emissions from hydraulically fractured natural gas wells have fallen approximately 79 percent since This funding supports various programmatic implementation, research, and monitoring activities focusing on air toxics and air quality, radiation, climate protection, and indoor air quality including radon.

Rather than focusing on its core mission of cleaning up the environment, the Agency is pumping out rule after rule that is based on questionable legal authority.National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Compliance Assistance Advisory Committee Comments Regarding the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency's Draft Fiscal Year Annual Compliance Assistance Activity Plan Authority The National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology's (NACEPT) Compliance Assistance Advisory Committee (CAAC) was.

Budget and Planning

Budget in Brief, Overview, p. Notes: FTE is defined as one employee working full time for a full year (52 weeks x 40 hours = 2, hours) or the equivalent hours worked by several part-time or temporary employees. The President’s FY budget request proposed 15, FTEs for EPA to administer federal environmental statutes.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment. Feb 04,  · Mr. Bush’s proposed budget, the first in the nation’s history to exceed $3 trillion, foresees near-record deficits just ahead $ billion in the current fiscal year, on spending of $ Byit was the nation's third-largest such state agency, with 1, employees and a budget of some $ million.

In the mids, the state merged the DER with the substantially larger Department of Natural Resources, creating the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. [citation needed]Agency executive: Noah Valenstein, Secretary.

Page 1 of2 Environmental Protection Agency Budget, Performance and Financial Snapshot Fiscal Year Who We Are Mission: The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.