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Congress finishes $447B omnibus ordering new National Climate Service study

The Senate yesterday passed, 57-35, a $447 billion omnibus spending package that directs the federal government to take another look at how it should organize a planned new National Climate Service. The House passed the appropriations bill Thursday, and the bill will now head to President Obama's desk to be signed into law. The spending package also provides a $2.5 billion boost for high-speed rail, sets the largest-ever budget for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and doles out billions of dollars for various climate change programs.

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This report is a one-stop resource for tracking the fiscal 2010 spending process for environmental and energy accounts. The report includes budget tables for DOE, EPA, Interior, NOAA, and USDA, and links to stories that relate to the issues surrounding each bill. The tables and stories will be updated throughout the year.

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The Obama administration’s proposed outline for the 2010 budget, including revenue from selling emissions credits. Issued Feb. 26, 2009.

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These appropriations tables feature a year-by-year comparison tracking spending on environment and energy programs. Click on a link below to view the appropriation table for that department.

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