PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Environmental activists held a rally outdoors the EPA’s regional headquarters in Middle Metropolis Tuesday.
Sam Rubin of Meals and Water Watch stated, “I feel this battle is simply starting.”
Rubin was amongst a few dozen activists who took half in a present of help for the EPA, which might have its finances slashed by virtually a 3rd, if the President’s price range plan is permitted by Congress.
Gary Morton, President of the union native 3631 representing authorities staff says hundreds might lose their jobs.
“The proposal can be for 32 hundred nationwide throughout 2018. So we’re estimating 300 per area, probably,” stated Morton
As well as, many fashionable EPA packages can be scaled again or eradicated. The protesters later marched to the Middle Metropolis workplace of Senator Bob Casey to plead their case, and urged everybody to succeed in out to their elected representatives.