Support Bond Act for environment: Investing in state’s green future will pay off

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Specifically, it will set aside $1 billion for shoreline restoration and flood risk reduction, $700 million for climate change mitigation — including green building initiatives and tools to reduce urban heat islands — $550 million for open space land conservation and recreation, and $550 million for water quality improvements. These are critical needs and challenges for our state that will only grow in the years to come.