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This bill would cut the EPA's science and technology budget by $64 million. EPA programs were given massive increases in funding in 2010, and were clearly over-funded. Many of these programs are redundant and wasteful, funding scientific studies that should be left to academia and the private sector.
Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (offered 2/16/2011)
Amendment sought to reduce the EPA's Science and Technology account by $64.1 million and apply the amount to the spending reduction account.
An amendment numbered 376 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce by $64,100,000 the Environmental Protection Agency, Science and Technology account.