16 Mar '17, 5pm

#Trump's ''skinny #budget'' is a starvation diet for #parks and #conservation programs

#Trump's ''skinny #budget'' is a starvation diet for #parks and #conservation programs

After years of neglect by the federal government, our country’s conservation programs are in serious need of restoration. But the latest news out of the Trump White House suggests they'll get just the opposite. As part of a historically low domestic spending proposal, President Trump wants to cut funding for the Department of the Interior by about 12 percent , selling out public lands and severely undermining the booming outdoor recreation economy. Additionally, Trump's budget would slash the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent, eliminating thousands of jobs from that agency, and effectively end various programs committed to measuring climate change and ramping up renewable energy development. “It’s fitting for President Trump to release his budget in March, because this is simply madness,” said Cam Witten, Government Relations and Budget Specialist at The...

Full article: https://wilderness.org/blog/trump-administrations-skinny-...

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On the #budget: Nature is "at the very heart of...

nature.org 16 Mar '17, 2pm

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal The Nature Conservancy released the following statem...

#Trump's #budget overhaul: domestic programs slashed to #fund #military

#Trump's #budget overhaul: domestic programs sl...

theguardian.com 16 Mar '17, 1pm

Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15tn budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that would slas...

'Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in Pres...

nature.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal ARLINGTON, VA March 16, 2017 2017 03 16 The Nature C...

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nrdc.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

“This proposal is a disaster for the many Americans who struggle to pay their energy bills, for the fast-growing clean ene...

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metro-magazine.com 16 Mar '17, 5pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Transportation (DOT) faces a $2.4 billion cut under President Trump's proposed federa...

Our statement on Trump's budget gutting the EPA:

350.org 16 Mar '17, 10pm

“This budget proposal makes it even more clear that Trump has no intention of protecting our communities or preserving our...

This is a step backward to an era when rivers w...

earthjustice.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

Today, the Trump Administration released a budget blueprint that calls for dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection A...

Budget Proposal Threatens National Parks

npca.org 16 Mar '17, 3pm

Cuts to land acquisition program that helps protect parks from development within their borders. The Land and Water Conser...

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audubon.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

Endangered Species Act in Trouble Ask your members of Congress to oppose efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Tak...

#Trump's first budget boosts #military, cuts domestic programs

#Trump's first budget boosts #military, cuts do...

foxbusiness.com 16 Mar '17, 12am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has finalized his first budget for the federal government, a blueprint that would...

It's Official: Trump Budget Would Make Deep Cut...

ecowatch.com 16 Mar '17, 1pm

The Trump administration released its first official 2018 budget proposal this morning and copies obtained by multiple out...

"Americans value investment in science, researc...

ucsusa.org 16 Mar '17, 3pm

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017)—President Trump released his proposed “skinny budget” today. Below is a statement by Ken Kimme...

#Trump’s budget proposal will raise #energy bil...

aceee.org 16 Mar '17, 5pm

A statement by Steve Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director The federal budget outline released by the Trump administration today...

Please read the Alliance statement: "Budget Wou...

ase.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

The Alliance to Save Energy vowed to fight budget cuts for federal energy efficiency programs proposed Thursday by the Tru...