Clean air and clean water are basic human rights. The preservation of protected lands and investment in sustainable green technologies is imperative to that initiative. We cannot put the wants of business over the short or long term needs of the nation and the protection of its citizens.
Environmental Protection Agency
The head of the EPA should be a scientist or have a strong science background. I believe this should be a focus during the Senate confirmation hearings.
Dorchester and Queen Anne’s Counties are at the biggest risk of losing land to flooding and the rising ocean levels associated with global warming. We can easily see where the waterline keeps creeping inland. However, the entire District is affected at some level. We also need to conduct a survey to identify any local behaviors that may be putting us underwater faster. We need to rejoin the Paris Climate Accords.