Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Florida State University’s FNAI is working to “establish and assess wetland reference sites for priority Florida wetland community types” and the funds--which total $174,079--will add to these efforts.
The current season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, and it has not been updated since 1965.
Hastings brought out the “National Defense Net Zero Review Act” which “will refocus the Defense Department’s (DoD’s) efforts to achieve net zero and establish the first integrated master plan for achieving net zero energy benchmarks.”
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., led members of the Florida congressional delegation in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to request clarification on plans to open Florida’s coasts to new oil and gas leasing. 
The Florida Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday that it was creating a statewide Safety Council that will unify businesses in making Florida the safest state in the country. An incubator for research, leadership and education, the Florida Chamber Safety...
The proposal will establish permanent funds for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent and send almost $22 billion for deferred projects on federal lands, including those at the National Parks and the Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.
On Wednesday, Politico reported that the U.S. Interior Department is ready to open up the eastern Gulf for drilling after the November elections.
This marshland is within the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve boundary and will become part of the preserve.
“Senator Rubio has advocated for common-sense measures that will help Florida adapt to and mitigate the risks of extreme weather, rising sea levels, and other climate-related risks. These long-term challenges include risks to the financial system and the financial well-being of Floridians.
“I appreciate all the hard work being done by our local officials, the Florida National Guard, the Florida Highway Patrol and our law enforcement to help ensure the safety of residents and visitors, as well as those who are engaging in peaceful First Amendment activity,” said DeSantis.