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FCC News Brief – July 18, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Florida continues fight with environmentalists over conservation spending – “Florida lawmakers defied a voter-approved constitutional amendment by improperly diverting money intended for land buying and maintenance to cover agency expenses and salaries, attorneys for environmentalists told a three-judge panel … Read More

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FCC News Brief – July 16, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Florida must get ready to defend its waterways – “Nature is telling us something, but we’re still not listening. During last year’s “summer of slime,” toxic blue-green algae blooms befouled Lake Okeechobee and rivers across South Florida. A lingering … Read More

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FCC News Brief – July 11, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Climate change denial ends at agency that protects waters in South Florida – “…Out went former Executive Director Ernie Marks, whom the Scott appointees had hired. In came Drew Bartlett from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. He vowed, … Read More

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FCC News Brief – July 10, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Stormwater pumps continue to pollute Biscayne Bay – “For years, environmentalists have complained the pumps Miami Beach uses to keep streets from flooding are polluting Biscayne Bay. Photos and videos from residents show plumes of dirty runoff being discharged … Read More