Grant Samms: Maryland environmental policies should be national model

From behind his desk in the Oval Office, our president has declared loud and clear that climate change is "a hoax." He pledges to withdraw from the newly struck Paris climate agreement. He claims that no one is "ever going to really know" about the "very complex subject." Clearly, the commander in chief has neither the time nor the desire to understand climate change or the benefits that we can reap from addressing it. But Gov. Larry Hogan knows. He knows about the many programs that Maryland has in place to address climate change while also saving money. Our EmPOWER program was recently found to return $1.81 for every dollar we put into the efficiency program. (Capital)

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