Obama's Budget Impacts Environment in Many Ways
President Obama's $3.8 trillion fiscal 2011 budget proposal, released Feb. 1, funds private nuclear plants, Great Lakes and Chesapeake cleanup, and acquisition of land for conservation. It cuts Yucca Mountain, fossil subsidies, and EPA. It still hopes to get revenue from cap-and-trade ... and affects the environment in myriad other ways.
"Nuclear Waste Storage in Limbo as Obama Axes Yucca Mountain Funds" (Christian Science Monitor)