Author: Carol Hardy Vincent, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy
For FY2017, the President requested $33.13 billion for the approximately 30 agencies and entities typically funded in the annual Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations law. For the 10 major DOI agencies in Title I of the bill, the request was $12.24 billion, or 36.9% of the total requested. For EPA, funded by Title II of the bill, the request was $8.27 billion, or 25.0% of the total. For the 20 agencies and other entities funded in Title III of the bill, the request was $12.62 billion, or 38.1% of the total.