Senate Budget Approval Good for Americans’ Health and Our Environment


WASHINGTON (December 18, 2013) — The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval today to the bipartisan budget agreement that eases some of arbitrary domestic spending cuts that have already hampered health and environmental protections enjoyed by the American people.

Following is a statement by Scott Slesinger, legislative director at the Natural Resources Defense Council:

“Thanks to this bipartisan budget, our drinking water will be safer, our kids will suffer less from asthma and millions of Americans will be able to enjoy hiking, fishing and hunting in our national parks and public lands. Now, House GOP radicals shouldn’t be allowed to hijack implementing this budget with ideological riders that undermine public health, and our air and water quality.”

Here is a link to some of the anti-environmental riders House Republicans added to this year’s spending bills. These measures would delay or repeal protections for air, water, health, lands and species:

Source: Natural Resources Defense Council

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