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Steve Fouga

Makes sense.

I enjoy visiting the areas -- official sanctuaries or not -- where the birds are plying their trade. They're fascinating, beautiful, even uplifting. I'm grateful to live in a place where they're so abundant and diverse.

I'm also grateful for the industry just up the road, powering the nation's commerce.

For me, both are necessities. Unfortunate spills aside, I'm encouraged by what I see as a decent balance between the needs of the environment and the needs of commerce. Much better than when I was growing up in the Houston-Galveston area 50 years ago.

George Croix

I love wildlife.
I love living and the conveniences of modern life, too.
The two do not have to be mutually exclusive, as long as heads remain outside the body, and minds remain open to the concerns and issues on both sides of the debate, and hyperbole does not trump common sense.

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