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Advocates: Federal role crucial for Chesapeake, other waterway cleanups

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill. Supporters of the programs argue it's not that simple. Cleaning ...