Wayward EPA Needs New Vision, Not More Money


By: - Climate DepotMarch 7, 2017 3:23 PM

by Thomas Richard | Updated 06 Mar 2017 at 9:17 AM

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy clanged alarm bells Thursday over the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the EPA’s massive budget. That’s because the Trump administration wants to slash its $8.2 billion budget by at least 25 percent, a level not seen since 1991. The EPA employs about 15,000 people, with 40 state offices across the country and thousands of outside contractors.