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, “Nothing is going to get in the way” of Everglades restoration. The Florida Wildlife Federation had sued the district after the previous board – with almost no public notice – extended a lease that allows Florida Crystals to keep farming land that will become a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. The reservoir will reduce or eliminate the many harmful discharges

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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 Information2. Educating Florida's Citizens and Decision Makers on Environmental Policy Issues3. Training Citizens to be More Effective AdvocatesVisit our website at -> https://www.wearefcc.org/

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