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Interested Party Testimony – House Bill 64 – Biennial Operating Budget

Ohio Environmental Council, June 11, 2015

The Ohio Environmental Council respectfully presents the following comments and amendment recommendations to the FY 2016 – FY 2017 operating budgets of the Environmental Protection Agency and Departments of Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Transportation. Our recommendations strive to help achieve 3 basic objectives. 

  • Health and Safety: Protect people, communities, and the natural environment, especially during environmental emergencies.
  • Stewardship: Fulfill our shared stewardship responsibility to responsibly care for and conserve our air, land, water and wildlife resources.
  • Fairness and Responsibility: Improve government transparency and accountability, especially regarding enforcement of environmental protections and natural resource conservation.

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OEC Testimony – Operating Budget – S. Finance Committee 6-9-15