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Planning

Planning Committee Leadership
Chair: William Ehm, Iowa DNR
Vice-Chair: John Stine, Minnesota PCA
P&P Workgroup
State Co-Chairs: Douglas Fine, MassDEP; Gary Baughman, Colorado DPHE
State Grants Subgroup
State Co-Chairs: Tom Lamberson, Nebraska DEQ and Valerie Thomson, Virginia DEQ
ECOS Staff: Beth Graves: bgraves @ ecos.org 202-266-4923

The Planning Committee works to improve state strategic planning efforts nationwide. The Committee concentrates on aligning state and federal planning goals and objectives, as well as promoting NEPPS and helping increase communication between the states and EPA on planning and priority setting activities.


Policy related to Planning
Projects
Burden Reduction Initiative
In October 2006, U.S. EPA and ECOS launched a joint Burden Reduction Initiative focused on state concerns over escalating reporting requirements.

Strategic Planning and Budgeting
To work in cooperation with EPA regarding EPA's national strategic planning effort.

 


Documents

EPA Budget Support to States 1990-2012

(February 16, 2011, History of US EPA and STAG Budgets, 1990-2012 2/16/2011 Total EPA Budget (1) STAG (2) Non-STAG portion of EPA's budget EPA (Non-STAG) Increase State (STAG) increase % of EPA's budget to STAG $ billions $billions $billions $billions $billions FY 2012 President's Proposal 8.973 3.86 5.113 not available not available 43.0% FY 2011 HR1 Proposed 7.229 2.27 4.959 -0.370 -2.700 31.4% FY 2010 10.299 4.97 5.329 0.661 1.994 48.3% FY 2009 7.644 2.976 4.668 0.132 0.040 38.9% FY 2008 7.472 2.936 4.536 0.024 -0.277 39.3% FY 2007 7.725 3.213 4.512 0.108 0.000 41.6% FY 2006 7.617 3.213 4.404 -0.045 -0.361 42.2% FY 2005 8.023 3.574 4.449 -0.039 -0.303 44.5% FY 2004 8.365 3.877 4.488 0.244 0.043 46.3% FY 2003 8.078 3.834 4.244 -0.097 0.097 47.5% FY 2002 8.078 3.737 4.341 0.149 0.097 46.3% FY 2001 7.832 3.640 4.192 0.074 0.195 46.5% FY 2000 7.563 3.445 4.118 -0.065 0.037 45.6% FY 1999 7.590 3.408 4.182 0.032 0.195 44.9% FY 1998 7.363 3.213 4.150 0.261 0.303 43.6% FY 1997 6.799 2.910 3.889 0.179 0.097 42.8% FY 1996 6.523 2.813 3.710 -0.576 -0.149 43.1% FY 1995 7.248 2.962 4.286 0.105 0.565 40.9% FY 1994 6.578 2.397 4.181 0.050 -0.153 36.4% FY 1993 6.681 2.550 4.131 -0.138 0.150 38.2% FY 1992 6.669 2.400 4.269 0.275 0.300 36.0% FY 1991 6.094 2.100 3.994 0.480 0.152 34.5% FY 1990 5.462 1.948 3.514 n/d n/d 35.7% n/d = no data Note: Historical data from EPA's web page: http://www.epa.gov/history/org/resources/budget.htm and from tables from the "Budget for Fiscal Year 2008, Historical Tables" do not match. Historical data may change due to application of rescissions after the publication of data. (1) Source: "The Budget for Fiscal Year 2008, Historical Tables," US Government Print. Off., pp. 101-104, EPA documents and emails from EPA staff 11-18-2008. (2) Source: "The Budget for Fiscal Year 2008, Historical Tables," US Government Print. Off., pp. 262 ff., EPA documents, and emails from EPA staff 11-18-2008. Sources also include FY 2011 and FY 2010 "EPA Budget in Brief" documents. STAG = State and Tribal Assistance Grants. These include Categorical Grants to assist states in implementing delegated programs and infrastructure funds, most notably the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Funds. EPA documents used include "EPA's budget and workforce, 1970-2003" and FY 2006, 07, and 08 "Budget in Brief")
This is a history of US EPA Budgetary Support to State Governments from 1990 to 2012.