WASHINGTON -- The publication of a draft Environmental Protection Agency advisory board report that recommends reclassifying environmental bonds as governmental bonds continues to be held up because of opposition from the Office of Management and Budget, agency and board officials said last week.

The delay in publishing the draft report, which was expected out this past spring, is causing frustration among the board's 31 members because they eflt it could influence this year's debate in Congress on infrastructure and tax policy, as well as reauthorization of the Clean Water Act.

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