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Environment

Growing up in Rochester and raising my children in the Finger Lakes, I would not choose any other place on earth to call home. From the serene lakes to the incredible changing colors of the autumn leaves, our environment is far more than a postcard to us. It is a carefully balanced, biodiverse ecosystem that supports our economy through agriculture, tourism and outdoor recreation, such as fishing, camping and hunting.

We must take steps to ensure that Western NY, the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes continue to be places where people want to invest and grow businesses that are in harmony with our environmental systems. I support Joe Biden’s plan to turn the existential threat of climate change into economic opportunities that will lead to better jobs and a more sustainable environment.

For some, protecting our natural environment stems from individual, social and economic interests, but for others, it’s a moral obligation to protect our natural environment. Together, we can use scientific research, economic incentives and, when necessary, measured regulation to maintain the natural balances in our ecosystem that support all species, including our own.

In Congress I will support:

Meet Tracy Mitrano

Tracy Mitrano is a cybersecurity expert, teacher, and mother. She was born and raised in Western New York and has lived in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes throughout her adult life.

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