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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…

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott point fingers at each other about Florida's environmental woes

From: Florida Today

“According to Florida Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the state's Department of Environmental Protection opened some 1,600 investigations into…


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