10 Mar '17, 8pm

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The White House released an outline of its initial budget plan and (surprise!) it’s bad news for environmental protection and public health. Trump wants to steer $54 billion more a year toward defense and slash spending elsewhere. The EPA is right in Trump’s crosshairs; the president’s plan would cut the agency’s budget by about 24 percent and its staff by about 20 percent. The many casualties of those cuts would include the Energy Star label and environmental justice programs . Proposed cuts at other agencies and departments — some in the initial budget outline, some leaked to the press — would hammer clean energy R&D , coastal research , NOAA’s satellite and research programs

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