19 Mar '17, 4pm

#CLIMATE #p2 Trump Budget vs. the Great Lakes

#CLIMATE #p2 Trump Budget vs. the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are an indelible part of the quality of life in some of America’s greatest cities (Canada’s too !). But the Trump budget outlined this week clearly represents a threat to the region. Between the elimination of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the hobbling of the Environmental Protection Agency (not to mention a few bills bubbling in Congress), this region would see an influx in pollution and invasive species (living pollution) that would be devastating. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is an essential tool for cleaning up the largest surface fresh water resource in the Western hemisphere. It provides resources to: clean dangerous industrial contamination fix water infrastructure that prevents sewage from contaminating our beaches with...y’know…gross stuff install invasive species controls to keep the critters and plants that have alre...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/karen-hobbs/trump-budget-vs-...

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nrdc.org 17 Mar '17, 3pm

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