Among the doors she expects to give a knock: California Democrats including Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerSenate clears water bill with Flint aid, drought relief Senate Dem blocks own bill over California drought language House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief MORE, and Reps. Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraBecerra: California ready to fight Trump administration House Dems to perform election autopsy Sanders vs. Trump: The battle of the bully pulpit MORE, Mike Thompson, Eric Salwell, along with Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.).
Walsh is urging members of Congress to pass legislation that would extend a tax credit for offshore wind produced in state and federal waters. Calling the legislation a “no brainer,” she contends, “Offshore wind power is something Europeans and the Chinese have been doing for over 20 years.”
Despite her efforts as an Oceana ambassador, Walsh — who will be among the guests at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner — says she’s lukewarm on the idea of getting into the political ring herself. “I don’t know,” she replies when asked whether she would consider a run for public office.
“Anything is possible, I guess, but I love my industry of choice. I’m grateful it gives me the opportunity to work with issues I care about deeply.”