It works to combat threats to the Great Lakes, such as invasive species or loss of habitats.
The administration's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, released Monday, cuts funding for the GLRI from $300 million to $30 million.
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The Trump administration's proposed budget for the Environmental Protection Agency strips away all funding for cleanup programs in the Gulf of Mexico, Long Island Sound, San Francisco Bay and South Florida, including the Everglades and Keys.
President Donald Trump's budget includes no money for so-called Clean Water Act Section 319 programs, which help communities reduce polluted runoff. Pruitt went so far as to say it was doing more to protect public health in the Great Lakes than any other coordinated interagency effort in US history. No matter the administration - Republican or Democrat - it seems none of them understand how important fresh water and the Great Lakes are to many Americans.
"It's clear that when it comes to the Great Lakes our priorities are at odds with the administration", Upton said. Debbie Stabenow, Michigan, co-chair Great Lakes Task Force (D): "I am pretty shocked after the major bipartisan effort that we had, and the push-back was so hard after they zeroed out the money previous year".
Campaign director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition Todd Ambs says, "The Trump plan is pure fantasy and will not help solve the nation's water infrastructure crisis". "We look forward to working with Great Lakes leaders in the U.S. House and Senate to restore funding to these important programs to ensure that Great Lakes restoration remains a top national priority". "Cutting Great Lakes investments by 90 percent - essentially eliminatingthe program - threatens the health of our lakes and jeopardizes Michigan's economy", Kildee said in a statement. Last year, Congress' Republican-led House Appropriations Committee voted to buck their leader and fought to preserve the Great Lakes funding.
"A cut of this magnitude would severely damage Bay restoration efforts, just at a time when we are seeing significant progress", said William Baker, president of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
The Senate has approved a massive budget deal in the early hours of Friday, February 9 to avoid a long-term government shutdown . Ryan said the bill also includes funds to fight opioids, recover from hurricanes and wildfires, and extend health care programs.
A surge in prescriptions of opioids followed the 1995 release of the drug when about 90 million opioid prescriptions were filled. The government claims the results have been tragic - and left government agencies with millions in social and health care costs.
Rousey made her WWE debut after the first-ever women's Royal Rumble match at the 2018 Royal Rumble in January. Plus, two best friends collide as Bayley and Sasha Banks face off one-on-one in the Hugger's own hometown.
The strong winds meant that once again, USA skier Mikaela Shiffrin's first medal race in South Korea would be put off. Norway, Austria, and the United States have won this event a record two times at the Olympic Winter Games.
Several waves of snow fell on Chicago, including a storm on Friday that dumped as much as a foot of snow in western areas. Monday, 13 flights were canceled at Midway in total, with delays averaging less than 15 minutes, officials said.
Germany's Natalie Geisenberger took home the gold medal once the competition resume, while American Erin Hamlin finished sixth. The American lost control midway through her run and proceeded to bounce off the walls in terrifying fashion.
Luke's Episcopal Church. "Just because it's Ash Wednesday doesn't mean you can't go out and celebrate love", said the Rev. Mardi Gras is the day of indulgence preceding the more somber Lenten season which starts with Ash Wednesday.
The business may reserve the right to swap out your specific flowers for "similar" flowers if the company is out of stock. Make the cut at an angle so the stem won't sit flat on the bottom of the vase, which wouldn't let in as much water.
As far as can be seen from the official images, this new model retains a number of trademark styling cues from the coupe version. The two twin scroll turbos are mounted within the "V" of the engine block which, among other things, helps minimize turbo lag.
The Sinai borders Israel and the Gaza Strip and has always been a bastion for Islamic insurgent groups tied to al-Qaida. Members of the armed forces are barred by law from expressing political opinions in Egypt.
Iran's Zarif to Take Part in Iraq Reconstruction Conference
However, the U.S. provided Iraq with over $600 million in humanitarian funding for the fiscal year of 2017, according to U.S. Iraqi forces, aided by Iranian-backed Shiite militias and a USA -led coalition, recaptured the city in July 2017.
South Africa's ruling party could replace Zuma on Thursday
The ANC's caucus is sitting at 10:00 on Wednesday following the NEC's announcement that President Jacob Zuma is to be recalled. Although it would be painful for the ANC to back an opposition motion, the ruling party may have little choice.
Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year
Based on its most recent sales figures, Apple was selling nearly 850,000 iPhones each day in the first quarter of 2018. A big marketing push would definitely help, and so would distribution through major carriers.
Sharma ton helps India secure ODI series victory
The Mumbaikar has had a horror tour so far, failing in the two Tests and four ODIs he had played before this. But the ultimate priority is to win and we'll do anything we can to win", the Delhi batsman said.
Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing
Michigan State is ranked as the No. 11 overall seed, behind Clemson (No. 9) and Texas Tech (No. 10). Virginia would be the No. 1 overall seed, despite its overtime loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday.