Two thumbs up! It may be only a $2 billion dollar cut to the Federal Budget, but the reduction in costs to the American citizens will be able to be measured in 10’s, if not 100’s of billions of dollars to the U.S. economy.
The EPA became a bloated growing bureaucracy that has sheltered environmental activists. Should it be axed all together?
The White House is pushing for significant cuts to EPA programs and staff levels, giving a glimpse of how the Trump administration plans on devolving more control to the states.
The budget plan sent from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to EPA leadership calls for eliminating dozens of programs, including at least 16 that have to do with global warming and implementing former President Barack Obama’s climate agenda.
OMB also requested a 30 percent cut in grants to states and a 20 percent reduction in EPA’s workforce through buy-outs and layoffs. In total, President Donald Trump is calling for a roughly 25 percent cut to EPA’s budget — about $2 billion. More