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TODAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on EPA Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

Release Date: 03/02/2011
Contact Information: CONTACT: EPA Press Office press@epa.gov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will testify before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today on EPA’s fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget.

In February, President Obama proposed an FY 2012 budget of $8.973 billion for EPA. This proposal reflects President Obama’s commitment to ensuring the government lives within its means while ensuring that EPA can carry out its core mission: protecting public health and our environment while reducing air and water pollution in communities across America.

Hearing details:

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson

WHAT: Testifying before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2011

WHERE: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.