May 2009 – EPA 2010 Budget Proposal Testimony to US Senate

On May 12, 2009 Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), addressed the US Senate proposing the EPA’s 2010 budget requesting $10.5 billion.

This 37% increase over the 2009 budget includes increases to priorities such as investments in water infrastructure, Great Lakes restoration, a comprehensive approach to slow global warming, strengthening environmental enforcement, reinstating superfund, continuation of the Brownfields program, and increased funding to clean up leaking underground storage tanks.

To read the prepared testimony in its entirety click here.


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