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What measures would you implement to restore and protect the coast, wetlands, and the built environment to minimize damage from major storms?

Miguel Suazo

General Land Office Commissioner


The Land Commissioner must be proactive in protecting the coast from natural and man-made dangers. I will use nature to protect it and ourselves a central focus of my duties. For example, restoring oyster habitats, preventing brackish water invasion of fresh water habitats, combating invasive species, building berms and sand dunes, are all elements of a “coastal wall” that will limit flooding and must all be part of a comprehensive approach to coastal protection.