Florida

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News Releases for Florida

FLORIDA PLAN DIMS PROSPECTS FOR MANATEE SURVIVAL

State Lowers Protections Despite Record Deaths and Projected Population Decline

NEW PARK DIRECTOR FACES FIRST TEST ON GULF ISLANDS ROAD

Plan to Armor Road Requires Director to Set Aside Conservation Rules

TOP FLORIDA OFFICIAL ADMITS POLLUTION LINK TO ALGAE BLOOMS

Email to Governor Bush Contradicts Repeated Public Denials of Connection

HARMFUL ALGAE BLOOMS ON THE RISE IN FLORIDA WATERS

15-Fold Increase Tied to Pollution

EVERGLADES AREA LEFT OFF FEDERAL AND STATE FLOODPLAIN MAPS

Outsourced FEMA Mapping Produces Odd and Inconsistent Results

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

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