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DeSantis Plan: Move Wildlife Cops to Agency Not Known for Enforcing Rules

From: Tampa Bay Times

“Other environmental advocates speculated about what DeSantis had in mind. Manley Fuller, president of the Florida Wildlife Federation for more than 30 years,…

Florida Governor Announces Sweeping Changes in Water Policy

From: Trade Only Today

“Two days after taking office, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has released a proposal to clean up Florida’s waters. The action items include more aggressive policies…

DeSantis Announces Sweeping Fixes Meant to Clean Up Florida Water Woes

From: Miami Herald

“DeSantis also ordered environmental enforcement moved from the state’s wildlife agency to the DEP. Under Scott, enforcement plummeted to its lowest in three decades…

More than 800 Florida Manatees Died in 2018

From: Dive Photo Guide

“How many more bad years can manatees endure before triggering an irreversible downward population spiral?” asked Jeff Ruch, Executive Director of Public Employees…

Manatee Deaths In 2018 Approach All-Time High

From: CBS 4 Miami

“As 2018 comes to a close, it’s been a bad year of Florida’s manatee population with the second highest number of deaths ever recorded. According to preliminary figures…


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