07.11.17

Trump's budget would kill a crucial piece of a global tsunami warning system, sparking alarm in California and beyond

President Trump’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year would end funding to operate the network, which would eventually shut it down. A House of Representatives subcommittee is expected to release details of its own version of the budget this week. “It’s an absolutely reckless proposal,” said Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.), whose coastal district is at grave risk of a catastrophic tsunami. “These buoys are critical at keeping our coastal communities safe.” 


By:  Rong-Gong Lin II
Source: LA Times