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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

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

FLORIDA’S DRINKING PROBLEM – UNSAFE WATER

Widespread Potable Water Violations but Virtually Nonexistent Enforcement

CANAVERAL SEASHORE SCREW-UP PARADE MARCHES ON

Third Critical Inspector General Report Finds Problems Confirmed in First