House panel approves $300 million for Great Lakes

Despite a White House proposal to eliminate $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the House Appropriations Committee voted late Tuesday to fully fund the program through September 2018.

Trump budget hurts dam removal near Lake Huron

Many dams in Michigan are falling apart. The damage they can do could be expensive, but safe removal is going to require funding the Trump Administration’s 2018 budget wants to take away.