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Proposed EPA cuts affect the Sound

The Environmental Protection Agency's funding for restoring Puget Sound would be almost wiped out under President Donald Trump's proposed agency budget, according to a leaked memorandum documenting the cuts obtained by the National Association of Clean Air Agencies.

An EPA spokesman in Seattle on Friday declined to comment on the proposed budget cuts.

Under the proposal the EPA funding would be slashed by 93 percent, dropping from nearly $28 million in the current fiscal year to $2 m

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