FCC News Brief – August 12, 2017

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Jim Turner reports for the News Service of Florida – “Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, a Republican candidate for governor, said… the state needs to increase spending for land preservation to help protect military bases from closure. Putnam voiced displeasure that state lawmakers did not provide more money during the current budget for conservation efforts… ‘Hopefully they’ll fix that problem next year,’ Putnam said… ‘Natural resource policy can also be economic development policy,’ Putnam said. ‘Natural resource policy can also be military and BRAC-proofing policy. It can also be encroachment policy. So while you’re protecting any number of species and

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