EPA Funding Climbed 51% Since 2008

Federal funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is up by more than half – in real dollars — since 2008, according to calculations based on Treasury Department data.

In 2008, EPA funding was $7,938,000,000, according to the Final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2008. That would be $8,464,894,460 in real 2012 dollars, according to the BLS calculator.

The same Treasury report said EPA funding climbed to $12,796,000,000 in fiscal year 2012. That’s a 51.1 percent funding increase from four years earlier.

Read more at CNS News. By Fred Lucas.


  1. Congress needs to defund this radical organization. They pass regulations that are detrimental to the economy and ignore their effects. They have been shown to be liars and frauds form their chief doown and can no longer be trusted. SHUT THEM DOWN AND SAVE AMERICA

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