FCC News Brief – September 10, 2019

Written by Florida Conservation Coalition

Read Court backs lawmakers in conservation fight – “In a blow to environmental groups, an appeals court Monday overturned a circuit judge’s ruling that said state lawmakers improperly diverted money that flowed from a 2014 constitutional amendment designed to boost land and water conservation. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal found that Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson erred when he ruled that money from the amendment could only be used on land purchased after the voter-approved measure took effect. Dodson’s ruling followed allegations by environmental groups that lawmakers had improperly used money from what is

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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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