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IF THE EPA GOES AWAY, IS THE STATE UP TO THE JOB OF PROTECTING FLORIDA'S ENVIRONMENT?

From: Tampa Bay Times

“As a result, last year the agency opened 81 percent fewer enforcement cases than it did in 2010 and collected the smallest amount of fines in 28 years, according…

GUTTING EPA'S BUDGET AND STAFF WOULD ENDANGER THE HEALTH OF MILLIONS OF AMERICANS

From: Huffington Post

“Scott did much more than just “weaken” enforcement. He virtually eliminated it. In 2015, the Florida DEP opened 81 percent fewer enforcement cases than in 2010,…

NUMBER OF PANTHERS IN FLORIDA WILD RISES SLIGHTLY

From: The St. Augustine Record

“Last month, officials reported that 2016 was one of the deadliest years on record for panthers in the wild. A total of 42 Florida panthers died in the…

ROSS PROMISES SUPPORT FOR NOAA WEATHER AND CLIMATE RESEARCH, SHARING DATA WITH PUBLIC

From: Space Policy Online

"AP went on to quote Jeff Ruch from the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility as saying that what the Trump Administration is doing…

BOATS KILL RECORD NUMBERS OF FLORIDA MANATEES IN 2016

From: Orlando Sentinel

"In a recent statement, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the rise in fatal collisions could be the result of declining enforcement of…


News Releases

MANATEE MORTALITY SPIKED IN 2016

Record Number of Florida Manatees Killed by Boat Collisions

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS TIE RECORD HIGH IN 2016

80% Killed in Collisions – A New All-Time High Rate and Number

CANAVERAL SUPERINTENDENT KICKED UPSTAIRS TO NON-JOB

“Strategic Planning” Posting Highlights Park Service Accountability Blind Spot

EPA SHOULD KEEP OVERSIGHT OF FLORIDA DRINKING WATER

State Potable Water Program Is a Shambles and Getting Significantly Worse

SCOTT’S UNDECLARED POLLUTERS’ HOLIDAY STAINS FLORIDA

Total Pollution Fine Revenue at Historic Low; Many Violators Face No Fines at All