WASHINGTON (Feb. 4)—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency received modest funding increases in the Bush administration's proposed $2.23 trillion budget for fiscal year 2004. NHTSA is scheduled receive $218 million for operations and research in FY 2004, up 9 percent from the $200 million requested in FY 2003. Research in tire aging and development of a new data retention and management system are among the programs to be funded at the traffic safety agency. The EPA, meanwhile, is slated to receive $7.63 billion in FY 2004, up $10 million from the previous year and including $150 million more for Superfund.
NHTSA, EPA get modest budget increases
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