Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Scott said that DEP will send those funds to Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties to help mitigate the effects of red tide. 
With this week marking the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma hitting the Keys, leaders at the federal and state level headed to Monroe County to focus on how the area is recovering and preparing for future hurricanes.  
DeSantis and Mast weighed in on the matter on Wednesday night, even as the South Florida Water Management District scheduled a vote on the matter on Thursday. 
Weighing in on her new assignment, the South Florida Democrat said she planned to use her new post to help rebuild infrastructure and to push green alternatives to traditional energy. 
When the Trump administration included waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in the draft version of its five-year offshore leasing program, it did so for good reasons.
“I am proud to announce this funding for Collier County, as it is vital for a full recovery from Hurricane Irma,” said DeSantis on Tuesday. “Irma devastated this area and this funding has been a long time coming."
“The last thing that Michigan families who were exposed to PFAS-contaminated water and soil need is finger pointing from our federal agencies,” Stabenow said.
Rubio appeared on NBC 6 Miami and said that the expressway project needs to take a backseat to Everglades restoration. 
With toxic algae continuing to plague the Treasure Coast, freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., is urging congressional leadership to bring bills to the floor for votes. On Thursday, Mast called on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to...
Rubio and Mast reached out to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R. D. James on an Army Corps of Engineers proposal that would “disregard clear congressional intent and delay the review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) by more than a year.”