The President’s proposed 31 percent budget cut for the Environmental Protection Agency and the appointment of a prominent EPA critic as the agency’s head have raised fears that the nation’s air and water quality will be ignored. EPA critics say the agency needs cutting, as it’s been activist in pursuing “worthless” strategies to reduce unproven global warming. Experts on each side discuss pros and cons of EPA cuts.
- Collin O’Mara, President & CEO, National Wildlife Federation
- Diane Katz, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation