Tag Archives: Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited criticizes President Trump’s budget proposal

After reviewing President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget request, Trout Unlimited is criticizing what it calls "ill-conceived cuts" and calling on Congress to reject them. The president has proposed a 31 percent decrease to the EPA, including elimination of programs to restore the Great Lakes and clean up the Chesapeake Bay basin, as well as enforcement of the Clean Water ...

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Zinke confirmed as Secretary of the Interior, recreational groups applaud

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 68-31 to confirm Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Department of the Interior is responsible for the management and conservation of the vast majority of America’s public lands and natural resources including hundreds of millions of acres of national parks, wildlife refuges and BLM ...

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Sportsmen groups voice concerns about Trump Clean Water Rule rollback

President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that directs the Environmental Protection Agency to being undoing water rules enacted by President Obama. “It is such a horrible, horrible rule,” Trump said as he signed the directive Tuesday aimed at the water rules, the Los Angeles Times reported. “It has such a nice name, but everything about it is bad.” ...

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Trout Unlimited mourns founding angler Art Neumann

Art Neumann, one of the original 16 Michigan anglers who came together on the banks of the Au Sable River and founded Trout Unlimited (TU) in 1959, died Monday, March 21, leaving behind a legacy that has stretched for decades and resulted in some of the most important conservation work ever done in the United States. He was 99 years old. ...

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