Florida

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News Releases for Florida

POLLUTE OR PERISH: FLORIDA’S LAKE OKEECHOBEE DILEMMA

Rising Lake Levels Force Releases of Increasingly Dirty Waters to Stem Dike Break

FLORIDA’S NEW HURRICANE LAWS RIDDLED WITH LOOPHOLES

Local Governments Designating High-Hazard Areas for Development

FLORIDA COASTAL DEVELOPMENT MAGNIFIES HURRICANE IMPACT

Storm Surge Greater Where Wetlands, Dunes and Forests Have Been Removed

FLORIDA NOT GETTING THE MESSAGE ON HURRICANE EVACUATIONS

Lessons Learned from Earlier Florida Hurricanes Not Being Applied

CORPS-FEMA FEUD PUTS FLORIDIANS IN FLOOD PATH

Long-Running Dispute Leaves Housing and Critical Care Facilities on Floodplains

SOUTH FLORIDA WOEFULLY UNPREPARED FOR BIG HURRICANE

Inadequate Shelters and Transportation Could Create Katrina-Scale Tragedy

SEA LEVELS ALREADY RISING ALONG FLORIDA COAST

Planner Predicts Higher Hurricane Surges, Saltwater Intrusion, Loss of Vegetation

POLLUTION PENALTIES PLUMMET IN FLORIDA

Enforcement at Near Record Low Levels; “Pay-to-Pollute” is the Norm

STATE ANTI-POLLUTION ENFORCERS FEAR REPRISAL

Florida DEP “Climate Survey” Results Not So Sunny

CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF STATE ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICIALS URGED

Sunshine Act Violations in Illegal Asbestos Dumping

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