This is my 19-month-old daughter. She means everything to me. To my family and me, making a difference in changing the way we live and how we impact our environment is of paramount importance.
It is time that we pay for something worth our money: Investing in our health.
I am a father and entrepreneur. I know the value of money and the value of cost effectiveness. However, regardless of the actual real cost associated with implementing regulations on Big Industrial Plants, controlling their emissions needs to be done.
Having a society full of people with heart and respiratory issues does not make for a very productive nation. Clean air allows for a better quality of life. In other words, Clean Air = Healthier Life = More Productive.
Congress should support any act that pushes for a cleaner environment regardless of the cost. We as taxpayers are already burdened with paying for expenses we want nothing to do with. It is time that we pay for something worth our money: Investing in our health.
I am excited and humbled to be invited to this event, and unite with others for the greater cause and together let our voice be heard. And I’m not just here to represent myself, but all Caribbean Americans that have legally migrated to the United States and contribute as much as the other man to building the best country in the world.