Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke made his sole Central Valley stop in Modesto on Monday.
O’Rourke held a private policy roundtable at Modesto Junior College discussing water and environmental issues, with an eye toward wildfire prevention.
On the heels of unveiling his climate plan today, @BetoORourke is holding a roundtable discussion in Modesto, CA with activists, scientists, ranchers and educators on climate change. It is suuuuuuper wonky. Talking soil chemistry, water contamination, preventing wildfire. pic.twitter.com/cdEL0p2hSM— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) April 29, 2019
O’Rourke also toured the college’s Irrigation Technology program.
Touring the agriculture department at Modesto Junior College and learning about the one of a kind Irrigation Technology Program that is providing innovative solutions to fighting the impacts of climate change. pic.twitter.com/odSyDYdfbD— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) April 29, 2019
Earlier on Monday, O’Rourke visited Yosemite National Park to unveil a $5 trillion net-zero emissions plan by 2050.
Neither event was open to the public.