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We must reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, improve the quality of our water and our air, and crack down on overdevelopment in environmentally sensitive areas. Nancy has a record of securing real results in all three of these areas.

We know that development, left unchecked, is a major source of pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Nancy voted to strengthen our Critical Areas law, which restricts development along the shoreline, and she voted to give citizen groups better access to our courts to stop development in environmentally sensitive areas. Most recently Nancy co-sponsored the Climate Solutions Now Act; legislation that makes Maryland the national leader in emissions reductions.