Puget Sound Cleanup Survives Trump Attempt to Kill It

March 22, 2018

Puget Sound will get $28 million for clean up purposes, directly against the Administration’s attempt to slash EPA funding.

Excerpt: “The Trump administration failed in its efforts to wipe out money to clean up Puget Sound and other waterways from Chesapeake Bay to the Great Lakes, as Congress has refused to dry up spending on water programs.

Puget Sound gets $28 million as part of $8.08 billion in funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  The Trump administration had wanted to slash EPA’s budget to $5.7 billion, in real dollars its lowest spending in 40 years.”

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