Category Archives: Environment Committee

Florida Coastline Drilling Deal?

Trump wants to auction off Florida’s shores and destroy our economy Posted April 10, 2019 by FDP On April 10, Politico reported officials in the Trump administration are “on the cusp” of approving a plan ...

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Landfill Contamination in Indian River County

‘Wish-cycling’ won’t cure contamination at Indian River County landfill Reprinted Story by Cindy Schwarz, The Newsweekly Published 8:19 a.m. ET March 18, 2019 | Updated 8:24 a.m. ET March 18, 2019 https://www.tcpalm.com/story/specialty-publications/vero-beach/2019/03/18/recycling-rules-not-followed-indian-river-county-landfill/3028509002/ ...

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Resolution Against Drilling a Pipeline in the Indian River Lagoon

Resolution Against Drilling a Pipeline in the Indian River Lagoon WHEREAS, the Indian River Lagoon (the “Lagoon”) is one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in North America, home to more than ...

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No John’s Island Wastewater Effluent Pipe in the Lagoon

No John’s Island Wastewater Effluent Pipe in the Lagoon Commentary by Paul Fafeita in TCPalm.com on February 19, 2019 We’re all well aware of the seemingly endless string of already-existing ...

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Governor Silent on Oil Drilling in the Everglades

DeSantis Silent As Court Allows Oil Drilling in the Everglades Posted from FDP website on February 9, 2019 DeSantis Ran as a Champion of The Environment, but Goes Dark on Everglades ...

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Master Naturalist Addresses DWC

Indian River Lagoon in Peril The Indian River Lagoon is struggling, according to Florida master naturalist Barbara Bromberg. Bromberg, a longtime volunteer at the Environmental Learning Center, spoke to members ...

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Governor DeSantis Announces Water Quality Executive Order

Water Quality Policies A Focus for New Governor Newly-elected Republican Governor Ron DeSantis announced a new Executive Order focused on water policies, and asked for the immediate resignations of all ...

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Toxic Algae Blooms Represent Environmental Legacy of GOP

Outdoors Columnist Tells Florida: “Rick Scott hates you.” Republican Gov. Rick Scott isn’t just running for Senate this fall. He’s also running away from his dismal environmental record, which includes ...

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Senator Nelson is Fighting for Florida Waterways in Wake of Algae Crisis

NELSON, RUBIO CALL FOR PASSAGE OF WRDA BILL TO ADDRESS ALGAE CRISIS Aug 16, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) today called on ...

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Democrats Of Indian River Pass Environmental Emergency Resolution

Indian River County Waterways Should be Included in the Florida Environmental State of Emergency The Democrats of Indian River unanimously passed a resolution at their August meeting calling for Governor ...

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