Bloomberg Law
Dec. 16, 2019, 11:17 PM

EPA Would Get $9 Billion Budget for This Fiscal Year

Tiffany Stecker
Tiffany Stecker

The EPA would get $9.06 billion in the current fiscal year ending next September under a spending bill that Congress will vote on this week.

The agency would receive $208 million more in fiscal 2020 than the current $8.8 billion budget. That’s nearly $3 billion more than President Donald Trump’s budget request, but less than the $9.53 billion offered in the House bill that passed the chamber in June. It’s similar to the levels in the Senate-passed bill.

The House is set to vote on two spending packages to fund the federal government Dec. 17, and the Senate will take ...