March 9th – News Wrap Up

U.S. troops on the ground in Syria. (NYT)

South Korea removes president. (NYT)

WA state Attorney General challenges new Trump ban. (atg.wa.gov)

Tillerson recuses himself from Keystone XL pipeline review.(Bloomberg)

Texas Senate to decide on ‘wrongful birth’ bill. (CNN) 

EPA environmental justice head resigns. (PBS News Hour)

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Proposed EPA cuts will effect Puget Sound area

Seattle PI reported that Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will impact Washington State.

The White House wants to reduce the EPA budget by 25% and staffing by 20%. For Washington, the Puget Sound Clean Up effort will be cut by 93%.

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