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Representative Sheila Babauta issued the following statement regarding the passage of House Joint Resolution 22-11 – To oppose any government’s actions related to nuclear testing, storage, and waste disposal in the Pacific, and reaffirm everyone’s fundamental right to a safe and healthy living environment:
TRASH. It’s everywhere — along our beaches, buried underneath the soil, in our ocean, and illegally dumped in various parts of the islands. It is unsightly, unhealthy, and threatens our environment and natural resources.
“RAISE awareness, gather allies, and unify your voice.”
President Barack Obama pointed me in that direction when I asked him a question about the military presence in the Pacific islands. Our brief exchange occurred in 2019. I stood among an audience of global leaders, he responded from the stage at the convening of the Obama Leaders: Asia Pacific cohort in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.