The Washington Examiner reported that President Trump plans to furlough 7,500 of the 15,000 people at the EPA.
America's air and water is cleaner today than we would have imagined when President Nixon founded it 47 years ago.
So why has the staff tripled?
The leviathan bureaucracy now poses the greatest threat to our environment, as it was responsible for the largest toxic spill in this century when its contractor dumped 3 million gallons of a toxic brew into the Animas River in Colorado two years ago.
From the Washington Examiner:
President Trump is seeking to slash the number of workers at the Environmental Protection Agency by at least half, leaving it significantly gutted as the administration mulls further cuts, the former head of Trump's EPA transition team said Friday.
"Let's aim for half and see how it works out, and then maybe we'll want to go further," Myron Ebell said now that he has returned to his position as director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Ebell left the Trump transition team a week ago.Let state EPAs take over.
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