Mary Fallin

The Trump victory, the threat to California's greatest natural resource, and the new urgency for a strong Coastal Commission

The Trump victory, the threat to California's greatest natural resource, and the new urgency for a strong Coastal Commission

All summer long, I celebrated the California coast, marking the 40-year anniversary of protections built into the Coastal Act.

Now winter is coming on, and I’m scared of what could happen to the greatest 1,100-mile beach on  the planet.

We have a president-elect who said he’d like to bulldoze the Environmental Protection Agency, thinks global warming is a fairy tale, and has surrounded himself with knuckle-draggers who would frack in marine sanctuaries and drill in Yosemite if they could get away with it.

“I think California’s clean-coast economy is hanging on by a thread right now,” said Ocean Foundation senior...

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