Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Spending bill cuts EPA funding, delists wolves, limits funding for Interior 'wild lands' policy - The Hill's E2-Wire
Legislation to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year would cut the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) funding by $1.49 billion when compared to enacted fiscal 2010 levels.
The bill cuts funding for climate change-related programs by $49 million when compared to enacted fiscal 2010 levels. This includes blocking funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's climate service and eliminating President Obama's energy and climate change adviser, or "climate czar." Carol Browner, who previously held the position, has left the White House.

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