Monday, April 10, 2017
April 10, 2017: Restoration of Estuaries and Nearshore Waters in Crosshairs of Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to the EPA
Deep cuts to the EPA and restoration funding in Trump's proposed federal budget have those tasked with maintaining water quality and protecting endangered species on high alert. Puget Sound waters near Seattle are no exception. Puget Sound is one of 28 estuaries of national significance designated by the National Estuary Program. In this feature we take a boat tour on the city's nearshore waters with the Puget Soundkeeper, a member of the nationwide “waterkeeper alliance”. Martha Baskin has the story.