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Where does that $300 million go?

President Trump's 2018 budget eliminates $300 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which has funded wetlands restorations, pollution cleanup and much more.  

This interactive graphic shows how major federal agencies such as the EPA and the Fish and Wildlife Service have spread the money among the eight Great Lakes states.

GLRI projects

If you're having trouble recalling all the states, they're New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Next time, use the mnemonic word HOMES.

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