Environmental Protection Agency: FY1998 Budget

One of 79 reports in the series: Fiscal Year 1998 available on this site.

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EPA appropriations are included in the annual VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriation Bill. Two major issues were whether Superfund cleanups should be accelerated in the absence of statutory reforms and whether the requested state assistance funds are adequate. Because the House and Senate were in agreement on not granting the requested 50% increase in Superfund and in passing increased state funds, the chief conference issue was expected to focus on the roughly $225 million difference between the House and Senate versions. However, a veto threat over Superfund program funding made this a key conference issue.

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Lee, Martin R. October 14, 1997.

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  • Main Title: Environmental Protection Agency: FY1998 Budget
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 1998

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EPA appropriations are included in the annual VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriation Bill. Two major issues were whether Superfund cleanups should be accelerated in the absence of statutory reforms and whether the requested state assistance funds are adequate. Because the House and Senate were in agreement on not granting the requested 50% increase in Superfund and in passing increased state funds, the chief conference issue was expected to focus on the roughly $225 million difference between the House and Senate versions. However, a veto threat over Superfund program funding made this a key conference issue.

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  • October 14, 1997

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Lee, Martin R. Environmental Protection Agency: FY1998 Budget, report, October 14, 1997; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs396/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.