Bloomberg BNA discusses the new budget function of the EPA
The program has found itself in the crosshairs in past appropriations cycles. Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) tried to attach a rider in the fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending bill that would have prevented DOD from using funds on several federal sustainability programs, including Safer Choice. The provision did not make it into the final version of the bill.
The hazard-based approach is “kind of an incomplete,” Competitive Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini, said. “It’s kind of a way around employing full scientific standards.”
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