Troubled Waters | Trump and the Great Lakes

President Trump’s budget outline eliminated $300 million in annual funds earmarked for the Great Lakes, and made other cuts to agencies that work to restore and protect the lakes.

Great Lakes Today will examine the impact of those cuts in a series of reports.

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Lake Superior cleanup threatened by Trump cuts

Jun 12, 2017
Derek Montgomery for MPR News

Part 1 of a series on President Trump's budget 

Long-standing plans to clean up the headwaters of Lake Superior have been thrown into doubt by Trump administration budget priorities. Now, Minnesotans are wondering how to fill a multimillion-dollar hole.