White House Budget Leaves Great Lakes on Thin Ice

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been reviewing President Bush’s proposed White House budget that was released on Monday.

The verdict: not good for the Great Lakes.

Our early take on the budget holds.

Read for yourself how Great Lakes programs fared in a spreadsheet comparing the White House budget request with enacted spending levels.

The biggest single cut is to a program to help communities modernize old wastewater treatment facilities to prevent sewage contamination. You can read how the cuts will affect each Great Lakes state here.

Read the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition press release here.

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3 Responses to White House Budget Leaves Great Lakes on Thin Ice

  1. LisaRenee says:

    Thank you for a very informative post, I hope people pay attention to how this will affect us and start contacting their elected representatives in Washington ASAP.