Florida

PEER's environmental work is solely directed by the needs of its members. As a consequence, we have the distinct honor of serving resource professionals who daily cast profiles in courage in cubicles across the country.

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News Releases for Florida

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

CANAVERAL SEASHORE WHISTLEBLOWER VINDICATED, AGAIN

National Park Leaders Dissemble as New Probe Opens into Repeat Violations

RECORD FLORIDA PANTHER MORTALITY IN 2014

50% Increase over Prior Year; More Than a Third Females of Kitten-Bearing Age

ACCOUNTABILITY & THE PARK SERVICE – LIKE OIL AND WATER

Canaveral Seashore Probe Finds Fraud, Nepotism & Mismanagement but No Action

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



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