The Eastern Shore Ecosystem

Trump’s Proposed Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Cuts faces Hill Battle

President Donald Trump’s plan to slash 90 percent of Chesapeake Bay cleanup funding, which could dismantle several decades of environmental restoration, met resistance from Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation. The cuts, which would drop the budget for Chesapeake Bay programs from $73 million to $7.3 million, are nestled in a proposed 33.7 percent decrease in funding for the … [Read More...]