The president-elect has vowed to defund the Environmental Protection Agency, and some advocates are concerned about his commitment to the environment.
Opinions are varied about what a Trump presidency will mean for the future of the great lakes.
Aryeh Alex, director of the Ohio Environmental Council Action Fund, says, "We are very disappointed. I think it's a setback for the work that we, not only as a state, country, and world need to face."
Alex says he concerned the next administration will undo some of their environmental progress.