The following is an excerpt from this month's Bay Journal.
We may carry the mantra of improved water quality just for the benefit of living resources a little too far. Of course, we all want a cleaner environment to improve the ecosystem and bolster the populations of blue crabs, oysters, rockfish, brook trout and submerged aquatic vegetation. But we also need to recognize that a cleaner, healthier environment not only benefits the living resources, but also the people in the watershed. It not just a water quality issue, it is a quality of life issue.
We have failed over the years to properly frame the issue and to put it into a context that reaches beyond the traditional environmental community.
Full article at link below
More minority involvement needed in Bay cleanup
Bay Journal: The Chesapeake Bay Newspaper
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Environmentalism for All