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APPROPRIATORS SEEK EPA SECURITY PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST FUNDS IN FY06

Congressional appropriators are eyeing a new partnership between EPA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could boost EPA's homeland security funding in fiscal year 2006.

Sen. Christopher "Kit" Bond (R-MO), chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that funds EPA, recently included language in the FY05 omnibus appropriations bill that instructs the two agencies to develop a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining each agency's respective security responsibilities and the costs associated with those duties.

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APPROPRIATORS SEEK EPA SECURITY PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST FUNDS IN FY06

Congressional appropriators are eyeing a new partnership between EPA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could boost EPA's homeland security funding in fiscal year 2006 at a time when the agency has had difficulty making its case for such extra funds.

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EPA FACES BENEFITS, RISKS IF CONGRESS REORGANIZES APPROPRIATIONS PANEL

EPA funding levels could potentially get a boost under a top House Republican's plan to restructure how Congress funds the federal government, in the event that the agency is spared from having to compete with more popular and unrelated departments, EPA and congressional sources say.

But grouping EPA in a spending bill with similar agencies could allow foes of regulation to marginalize such departments in one fell swoop by limiting the allocation of funds to the panel, sources warn.

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APPROPRIATORS SEEK EPA SECURITY PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST FUNDS IN FY06

Congressional appropriators are eyeing a new partnership between EPA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could boost EPA's homeland security funding in fiscal year 2006.

Sen. Christopher "Kit" Bond (R-MO), chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that funds EPA, recently included language in the FY05 omnibus appropriations bill that instructs the two agencies to develop a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining each agency's respective security responsibilities and the costs associated with those duties.

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STATE OFFICIALS TOLD NOT TO EXPECT ANY INCREASE IN WATER FUNDS IN FY06

State officials say that congressional appropriators have told them not to expect any increase in funding for water programs in fiscal year 2006, and that they will have to fight in order hold on to scaled-back FY05 funding levels.

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TRANSPORTATION BILL FOCUS COULD DELAY ACTION ON WATER FINANCING BILL

Congress' focus on passing a surface transportation bill in the early part of the 109th Congress will likely delay efforts to pass water infrastructure funding legislation in the upcoming year, water industry consultants and congressional sources say.

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APPROPRIATORS SEEK EPA SECURITY PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST FUNDS IN FY06

Congressional appropriators are eyeing a new partnership between EPA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could boost EPA's homeland security funding in fiscal year 2006.

Sen. Christopher "Kit" Bond (R-MO), chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that funds EPA, recently included language in the FY05 omnibus appropriations bill that instructs the two agencies to develop a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining each agency's respective security responsibilities and the costs associated with those duties.

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Funding Bill Error Results In Boost For DOE Cleanup Spending

A congressional error in the omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2005 will result in the Energy Department receiving at least $80 million in additional cleanup funds than what lawmakers intended to provide, according to an administration official.

According to Gene Schmitt, DOE's associate deputy assistant secretary for business operations, Congress mistakenly allotted $498 million for defense site remediation in the omnibus bill, when lawmakers intended to provide $249 million.

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Congressional Appropriators Urge EPA Partnership With Homeland Security Department

Congressional appropriators are eyeing a new partnership between EPA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could boost EPA's homeland security funding in fiscal year 2006.

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Lack Of Study Funds May Clear The Way For Widely Used Pesticide

Industry research used to justify an updated EPA risk assessment for the widely used pesticide dimethoate has drawn skepticism at a meeting of the agency's Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP), but neither industry nor EPA is willing to fund further studies, prompting observers at the meeting to predict that the proposed risk assessment will escape major revisions.

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