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Who needs the EPA and NOAA? Hawaii does

  • COURTESY NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

    Mesophotic coral ecosystems, such as this one found at 230 feet in Maui’s ‘Au’au Channel, are populated with many of the same fish species found on shallow reefs and among the environments scientists are studying. President Donald Trump is proposing to cut NOAA’s budget by at least 20 percent, which have serious implications for Hawaii.

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, which he named “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” is a declaration of war on the environment. Read more

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