EPA

File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

President Trump’s most recent budget proposal includes big cuts to Great Lakes programs. But Gary Wilson, Contributor to Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau says the money is one issue, he says environmental advocates are really worried about regulations and how they are enforced.


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Members of the Climate Change Work Group at Western Michigan University say they are concerned about a number of issues with the Trump administration, but climate change is at the top of the list.


File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

Gary Wilson says if the Trump administration’s proposed cuts stand it would be devastating for Great Lakes restoration. The contributor to Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau says it would be like a panic stop with your car. “You’re going forward and then suddenly put a halt to everything.”


MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says Flint’s water system still faces major problems. EPA chief Gina McCarthy sent a warning letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver. 

Andrew Harnik, The Associated Press

  

(MPRN-Washington D.C.) Someone should resign. That was the message delivered by members of a congressional oversight panel looking into the drinking water crisis in Flint. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder testified, along with EPA chief Gina McCarthy. Depite that general agreement that someone high up ought to get fired or quit, Republicans and Democrats disagreed on exactly who that should be. 


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