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Letter: Wittman committed to the environment

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

This letter is in support of Rob Wittman for Congress because of his commitment to environmental conservation. Rob has always been a great supporter of keeping the Chesapeake Bay clean, helping fishermen, hunters and commercial watermen and ensuring good water quality.

As a long-standing member and chairman for four years of the Middle Peninsula Ducks Unlimited chapter, I have personally seen his work and support for Ducks Unlimited through his donations to both the local and state events. Though Ducks Unlimited is an organization to support duck hunters, their main focus is conserving wetlands and public access for all people to enjoy the outdoors.

Rob has helped secure many acres of public access land both donated and purchased by nonprofit organizations. Because of his efforts, Rob was the recipient of the 2015 Ducks Unlimited Wetland Conservationist of the Year award. He also introduced the House-passed SHARE Act in 2015 which incorporated multiple bills...

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