DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara
December 3, 2012
COLLIN Oâ€™MARA serves as Secretary of the Environment and Energy for Delaware Governor Jack Markell.Â Heâ€™s the chief steward of Delawareâ€™s natural resources, including its coastal programs and shoreline efforts, and leads the stateâ€™s efforts to ensure access to clean water, improve air quality, remediate contaminated sites, reduce flood damage, expand youth outdoor experiences, and restore wildlife habitat. Before coming to Delaware, Oâ€™Mara was the city of San Joseâ€™s Clean Tech Strategist, developing Silicon Valleyâ€™s 15-year plan to become a world center of clean technology innovation and demonstrate that goals of economic growth and environmental sustainability are inextricably linked.Â Sec. Oâ€™Mara will join us to talk about green technology, sea level rise and Delawareâ€™s experience with Hurricane Sandy.