FCC News Brief – December 2, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Florida not stopping on-shore oil drilling – “One environmental issue in Florida that tends to unite people from both parties is opposition to offshore drilling. The risk of a spill damaging the state’s popular beaches and, by extension, the tourism industry seems too great compared to any economic benefit. Oil companies have been far more successful with drilling on land in Florida… Meanwhile, last month the agency announced its intention to issue a permit to allow a different company to sink wells on land that’s in the Apalachicola River’s watershed in North Florida. “The state has spent tremendous sums

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By Florida Conservation Coalition

The FCC is committed to protecting Florida's environment using a three pronged approach: 1. Uniting Florida's Conservation Community, Through Collaboration and the Open Exchange of Ideas and Information 2. Educating Florida's Citizens and Decision Makers on Environmental Policy Issues 3. Training Citizens to be More Effective Advocates Visit our website at -> https://www.wearefcc.org/

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