Carol Browner writes in the Baltimore Sun:
During my service as the secretary of Environmental Regulation in Florida and Environmental Protection Agency administrator, I came to appreciate that state action is central to strong environmental protection. Working with the states, the EPA has established and implemented important pollution limits for dangerous toxic emissions including arsenic, mercury and lead. It only makes sense to do the same for carbon pollution, just as Gov. Martin O’Malley recently proposed…
We don’t need another superstorm like Sandy pounding Maryland to remind us of the dangers of a changing climate. It’s time to act at all levels of government to commit ourselves to reduce carbon pollution to ensure future generations have a healthy, thriving planet. Governor O’Malley deserves credit for leading the way.
Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-browner-omalley-climate-change-20130818,0,808221.story#ixzz2cKZuUqXc