Washington, D.C. — Today at 3:00 p.m., former agency leaders from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a press call to discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s “America First” budget. The budget, which was announced on Tuesday, threatens to drastically cut funding for the federal agencies responsible for protecting the nation’s environment, promoting public health, and researching and mitigating the impacts of climate change.
A press call with former agency leaders from the EPA, USDA, DOI, NOAA, and DOE to discuss how budget cuts outlined in President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget would affect key programs at these agencies and their ability to protect the environment, promote public health, and reduce climate impacts
- Former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman
- Former USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan
- Former DOI Deputy Secretary and Center for American Progress Senior Fellow David J. Hayes
- Former NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco
- Former DOE Chief of Staff Jeff Navin
Thursday May 25, 2017
3:00 p.m. ET
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