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Wayward EPA Needs New Vision, Not More Money

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by Thomas Richard | Updated 06 Mar 2017 at 9:17 AM

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy clanged alarm bells Thursday over the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the EPA’s massive budget. That’s because the Trump administration wants to slash its $8.2 billion budget by at least 25 percent, a level not seen since 1991. The EPA employs about 15,000 people, with 40 state offices across the country and thousands of outside contractors.

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