FIRST AIRED: March 3, 2017

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

×

Transcript

00:00:01
>> The Trump administration proposing to slash a quarter of the US Environmental Protection Agency's budgets. According to a source familiar with the matter, agency staffing would be cut by 20%. The budget proposal would cut deeply into climate change programs designed to prevent air and water pollution, as well as environmental justice and enforcement.
00:00:22
It's part of Trump's intend to reverse former President Barack Obama's climate change initiatives. And Trump's broader proposal to fund increased military spending>> Our military requires sustained stable funding.>> State grants for lead clean up for example, would be cut 30% to $9.8 million, grants to help natives tribes combat pollution would be cut 30% to 45.8 million.
00:00:47
But it's up to congress to approve any EPA cuts. And some of those cuts popular with both Democrats and Republicans would likely not pass though their filter.