ASTSWMO letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense regarding FY 2013 Formerly Used Defense Sites Budget Request

The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) respectfully requests that the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense carefully review and reconsider the FY 2013 Budget Request for the Department of Defense (DOD) program dedicated to restoring contaminated Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS Program). The FY 2013 Budget Request of $237M is a significant reduction from previous appropriations for the FUDS Program; it is 28% less than the FY 2012 appropriation of $327M and 25% less than the $317M appropriated in FY 2011.

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