WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled Congress won't try to dismantle the state revolving loan funds used to help finance wastewater facilities, but if the GOP agenda goes through there may be no money for the funds, lobbyists said yesterday.

The Republicans' proposed agenda will "clearly put tremendous pressure on the budget, but we would hope [the revolving loan program] would sell itself as a good, cost-effective way to leverage investments," said Tom Curtis, director of natural resources at the National Governors' Association.

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