Florida

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News Releases for Florida

U.S. SUGAR BUYOUT MAY NOT HELP THE EVERGLADES

Corps Rejected Concept a Decade Ago Due to Insurmountable Hydrological Barriers

FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT CONTINUES DOWNWARD SLIDE

Municipalities Now Account for Half of All Major Pollution Violations

EPA KISSES OFF FLORIDA’S WETLANDS

Developer Sway in EPA Breeds Algal Blooms and Aquifer Contamination

FLORIDA CLEAN WATER WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT FILED

Ousted Lab Manager Cites Corruption by Top State Officials and Massive Data Loss

LAWSUIT TO FORCE FLORIDA MANATEE OVERSIGHT RECORD RELEASE

Boating Speed Limits, Warning Signs and Swim-With Harassment at Issue

CORPS SLAMS FLORIDA FOR VIOLATING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

Army Corps Refuses to Share Costs of Deficient Everglades Clean Up Projects

TOUGH NEW FLORIDA POLLUTION PENALTIES NOT SO TOUGH AFTER ALL

State Does Not Use Current Enforcement Power; New Policy Riddled With Loopholes

FLORIDA’S STIFF NEW POLLUTION FINES SPURRED BY RED INK

DEP Too Poor to Pay for Prosecutions Needed to Collect Big Penalties

FLORIDA’S NEW MANATEE PLAN STILL FALLS FAR SHORT

Second Attempt to Justify Reduced Manatee Protections Has Gaping Holes

CONSERVATION GROUPS CALL ON PARK SERVICE TO PROTECT THE FLORIDA PANTHER

Park Service should not have opened more routes to off-road vehicles in Big Cypress National Preserve

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