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PEER BLASTS DEP FOR FAILURES MADE DURING PETROLEUM CLEANUP PROGRAM REVAMP

From: Florida Specifier

“In a white paper released in January, Florida Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility provided an extensive and well-documented critique of the Florida…

FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXTINCTION COMES ON FOUR WHEELS

From: The Revelator

“ “The Florida panther is suffering slow-motion extinction,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, in a recent…

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES COULD TAKE CENTER STAGE IN FLORIDA SENATE RACE

From: Washington Post

““One of the things he’s tried to do is repaint himself as an environmental governor,” said Jerry Phillips, a former enforcement attorney at the state’s Department…

GREEN-WASHED BEHIND THE GILLS

From: Folio Weekly

“I can’t be the only one who does a double-take when I hear what sounds like the strains of “It ain’t easy being green” from the guy whose state DEP’s “non-enforcement…

GOV. RICK SCOTT, FRIEND OF THE ENVIRONMENT, LOL.

From: Palm Beach Post

“Under Scott, Florida has eased up on enforcing rules against polluters. The Department of Environmental Protection has opened 81 percent fewer pollution-regulation…


News Releases

FLORIDA TREATS OIL COMPANIES WITH KID GLOVES IN SPILL CLEANUPS

Taxpayers Often Left Holding the Bag in Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Program

ANOTHER LETHAL YEAR FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS IN 2017

Deaths Again Outstrip Litters with Heavy Toll on Females of Reproductive Age

500 MANATEE DEATHS IN 2017…AND COUNTING

Last Year’s Mortality Spike Already Topped Before December Cold Snaps

SCOTT’S PLEDGE TO RESTORE FLORIDA SPRINGS WAS A SCAM

Petroleum Cleanup $ Misdirected Outside Spring-Sheds or to Low Priority Projects

LOW PRIORITY TOXIC SITES GO TO HEAD OF FLORIDA’S CLEANUP LINE

Rural Residents at Greater Risk from Leaving the Most Hazardous Sites Unabated