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Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Local Lakes and Labs

A snowy evening over Lake Superior. Photo courtesy of Taylor Drake.

A leaked federal budget memo reveals that the Trump administration is considering cutting funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $300 million to $10 million. This cut would affect not only the wellness of the Great Lakes but also the students who work in the water testing labs at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The university’s water labs do ... Read More »