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TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on FY 2013 Budget

Release Date: 02/27/2012
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, press@epa.gov, 202-564-6794

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy & Power and Environment & the Economy on EPA’s proposed FY 2013 budget. On Wednesday, February 29, Administrator Jackson will testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on the FY 2013 budget.

On February 13, the Obama Administration proposed an FY 2013 budget of $8.344 billion for the EPA. The FY 2013 budget is the result of EPA’s ongoing efforts to carefully consider potential cost savings and reductions while continuing its commitment to core environmental and health protections -- safeguarding Americans from pollution in the air they breathe, the water they drink and the land where they build their communities.

Hearing details:

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson

TUESDAY: Testifying before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy & Power and Environment & the Economy
10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 28
2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

WEDNESDAY: Testifying before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 29
2359 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.