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BGOV Bill Summary: S. 2580, FY2020 Interior-Environment Funds

Oct. 3, 2019, 2:02 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency would receive a $952.4 million increase in fiscal 2020 under S. 2580.

The bill would provide the EPA, Interior Department, and other land management agencies with a combined $35.8 billion, according to a news release from the Senate Appropriations Committee.

The discretionary total would be $248 million more than the fiscal 2019 level and $5.46 billion more than the president’s budget request, according to a news release from committee Democrats.

Comparisons don’t reflect $2.09 billion in disaster appropriations provided to the EPA, Interior Department, and related agencies in fiscal 2019.

The measure would adjust the ...