Florida

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News Releases for Florida

MANATEE PROTECTIONS TO BE CUT UNDER BUSH PLAN

Down-Listing Comes Despite Record Number of Manatee Fatalities in 2006

PARK SERVICE BACKS OFF GULF ISLANDS ROAD PLAN

New Director Pledges Review of Alternatives and No Waiver of Management Policies

FLORIDA LAB MANAGER FILES WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT

State Terminated Scientist After He Disclosed Problems to the Inspector General

FLORIDA WAIVES WATER POLLUTION REPORTING RULES

Industry Told Not to Bother Submitting Data Qualifiers on Pollution Reports

FLORIDA LAB MANAGER BLAMED FOR DATA SHOWING HIGH POLLUTION

State Wants to Dump Five Years of Samples from Everglades, Lake O and Estuaries

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

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