Once again, Trump wants to slash funding to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. This time, rather than zeroing it out, he proposes a 90 percent cut: from $300 million to $30 million.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a packed house in Chicago last week that to build a strong economy for the future, “you have to protect the environment.”
“22 million pounds of plastic flow to the Great Lakes each year”
Chicago’s early January temperatures don’t make for beach-going, but beaches free of plastic litter were recently top of mind for Illinois Great Lakes advocates.