Bill Huizenga

Chesapeake Bay, regional water cleanup programs are again targets of Trump budget

Chesapeake Bay, regional water cleanup programs are again targets of Trump budget

For a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.

Trump's proposed 2019 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency released Monday would cut funding by 90 percent for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative — an Obama-era plan for dealing...

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