11 Jan '18, 4pm

Governors Weigh in on Water, Climate and the Environment: What We Know So Far

Governors Weigh in on Water, Climate and the Environment: What We Know So Far By Brett Walton State of the State speeches are where governors sketch their legislative priorities and report on the overall health of their dominions. The state of the state is almost always "strong" and water issues are occasionally mentioned. Below are summaries of the governors' references to water, climate and the environment. This post will be updated throughout speech season, which concludes on March 12 with Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican who took office last year after the previous governor resigned, did not mention water or the environment , other than to say that state agencies have improved their communication during disastrous weather. Because she grew up in a small town in a rural county, Ivey said that rural Alabama is "central to [her] legi...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/governors-climate-circle-of-blue...

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