On Wednesday, President Trump released a draft federal spending budget for 2018. It reads like a “Mad Max: Fury Road” prequel. The budget outline savagely guts the Environmental Protection Agency, reducing overall spending by 31 percent and zeroing out key features of the agency, from climate change research to pollution control programs to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. If enacted, the proposed budget cuts would lead to an estimated 3,200 jobs lost.
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