21 Mar '17, 4pm

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After weeks of media reports and conjecture about the direction and funding for federal agencies, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its plan for the proposed 2018 budget , which seeks to significantly alter the scope and direction of federal investments. The administration’s proposed budget includes elimination of or deep cuts to vital programs that increase the U.S.’s global competitiveness, improve the efficiency of our businesses and protect public health. This includes cutting programs such as The Environmental Protections Agency (EPA)’s Energy Star , WaterSense , and Safer Choice , as well as myriad local government assistance programs; The Department of Energy ’s activities to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy; and The State Department ’s multilateral energy efficiency initiatives. USGBC is working with Congress to preserve vital funding...

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