Florida

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News Releases for Florida

ILLEGAL PROFITS FROM POLLUTING FLORIDA GO UNTOUCHED

State Fines for Even Serious Hazardous Waste Violations Are Evaporating

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS SET ANOTHER RECORD IN 2015

70% Killed in Collisions; Nearly One-Quarter Females of Kitten-Bearing Age

FLORIDA MANATEES GET SCROOGED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Chamber of Commerce Pressures Delay of Manatee “Swim-With” Safeguards

EVERGLADES WALKS BACK BIG PYTHON HUNT

Park “Python Challenge” Participation Limited to a Few “Authorized Agents”

NEW MANATEE SAFEGUARDS NEED TO BE STRENGTHENED

Inadequate Enforcement Unless Refuge Adopts Video Monitoring System

EVERGLADES PYTHON HUNT WOULD SET TERRIBLE PRECEDENT

Publicity Stunt Not Expected to Reduce Exotic Snake Population in National Park

FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT – HOW LOW CAN IT GO?

Slight Uptick in 2014 Continues Precipitous Across-the-Board Enforcement Decline

MANATEE HARASSMENT RAMPANT ON REFUGES

“Out-of-Hand” Disturbances, Enforcement Overwhelmed, Visitor Education Failing

SCOTT’S CLIMATE CHANGE GAG ORDER CLAIMS A VICTIM

DEP Employee Reprimanded, Suspended and Ordered to Get Mental Exam

NEW MANATEE PROTECTION LAWSUIT IN THE WORKS

End of “Swim-With” Programs, Plus Expansion of Habitat and Sanctuaries Sought



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