Biden wants to rebuild the EPA. He doesn’t have the money to do it.

The Washington Post cites CEI Director of Energy and Environment Myron Ebell on the EPA’s budget:

Many conservatives have long called for cuts to the EPA’s funding, accusing the agency of regulatory overreach.

“I’m happy to see the EPA budget shrink in real terms,” said Myron Ebell, the director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank, who oversaw the EPA transition under Trump. “I hope that if the Republicansare in the majority in the 118th Congress, they will pass much bigger cuts.”

Now some Republicans are reluctant to fulfill the White House’s latest EPA budget request for $11.9 billion in 2023, after Congress funneled billions through the agency as part of the infrastructure law.

Read the full citation at The Washington Post.