President Trump’s budget blueprint for 2018 includes significant cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE). In the meantime, Congress is planning to approve the the bipartisan fiscal 2017 omnibus package this week, which maintains funding for both the EPA and energy innovation research from the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
– DOE:
      President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint: $28 billion
      2017 Omnibus Package: $29.7 billion
      Percentage change: -5.7%
– ARPA-E:
      President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint: Eliminate funding
      2017 Omnibus Package: $306 million
– EPA:
      President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint: $5.7 billion
      2017 Omnibus Package: $8.2 billion
      Percentage change: -30.5%
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