EPA Cuts: Sweeping Changes to Agency

WHAT IT IS

WHY IT MATTERS

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA is taking a new direction. The spending cut would result in a 25 percent staff cut and the dropping of 56 programs. Besides the obvious impact on global climate change, the changes to the EPA would affect a wide range of issues like clean tap water supply, regional cleanup and restoration programs, and vehicle emissions standard.

WHERE ARE WE NOW

THINGS TO THINK ABOUT