Trump wants to kill this 40-year-old Jersey Shore program

SANDY HOOK — For more than 40 years, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium has been researching and teaching about the state’s coastline. 

The non-profit group funds studies of local sea life, aids area fishermen, helps Jersey Shore towns manage their dune systems and leads education programs for 20,000 school kids a year. 

But, that could all be over soon. 

Under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, New Jersey’s Sea Grant program and programs like it in 32 other states would be killed. 

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Trump’s spending plan calls for no funds for the $73 million Sea Grant program, …read more

Source: Atlantic

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