Florida

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News Releases for Florida

FLORIDA POLLUTION FINES COLLECTED FELL BY HALF LAST YEAR

Failure to Collect Starves Eco-Programs, Shifting Costs from Polluter to Taxpayer

MAJOR FLORIDA WASTEWATER VIOLATORS GO UNPUNISHED

Many Million Gallon/Day Dischargers Remain in Noncompliance for Years

FLORIDA POLLUTERS GET OFF “SCOTT-FREE”

Eco-Penalty Assessments Drop to All-Time Low: More Than Third Not Fined At All

FLORIDA POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT PLUMMETS TO RECORD LOW

Latest Enforcement Statistics Belie Scott Campaign Pledge to Get Tough on Polluters

SCOTT ENVIRONMENTAL SUCCESS CLAIMS CUT OUT OF WHOLE CLOTH

Astronomic 96% Compliance Boast False but Statistics Highlight Rising Dysfunction

MASSIVE BEACH REPLENISHMENTS KILLING FLORIDA REEFS

State Drops Reef Protections on Beach Projects; Call for Federal Intervention

RECORD MANATEE DEATHS IN 2013 ON SURGING RED TIDES

Fatalities More than Double; Red Tide Deaths Equal Combined 8 Year-Total

FLORIDA POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT IN PARALYSIS

Cases and Fines Nosedive to Record Low Levels; Penalties Collected Fall 70%

EPA DROPS CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST PROBE OF TOP FLORIDA OFFICIALS

EPA Let Vinyard Run out the Clock on Complaint without Determining Violation

EPA ABDICATES OVERSIGHT ROLE IN PROTECTING FLORIDA WATERS

State Pollution Permitting Standards Warped to Accommodate Corporate Agenda

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