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O'Malley Signs Two Bills To Prepare For Climate Change

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MARYLAND - On the heels of a monumental climate change report released by the Obama Administration, Governor Martin O'Malley is taking action.

This week, he signed into law, two pieces of legislation to prepare for the impacts of extreme weather in Maryland.

The Bay Acidification Bill, would create a Task Force to evaluate and address the effects of changing chemistry in the Chesapeake Bay and other waterways.

The second measure, the CoastSmart bill, would require all new state buildings to be built to avoid or minimize future flood damage, especially in vulnerable coastal areas.

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