Sunday, April 21, 2019
U.S. House Appropriations Committee leadership “urging House appropriators to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects.”
Frazer has led the University of Florida’s School of Natural Resources and Environment since 2012. Before that, he served as acting director of the UF Water Institute.
“This is also the first FDOT project reimbursed under the expedited FEMA reimbursement process, which the Florida Division of Emergency Management requested at the direction of Governor DeSantis."
The oil and natural gas produced by fracking produces petrochemicals to make thousands of household products, clothing, medical equipment and even things like electric cars and solar panels - plus uniforms, equipment and weapons systems for our military.
“We write in support of the state of Florida’s request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program for an additional 90 days for all Florida counties designated for direct housing in response to Hurricane Michael.
At the end of last month, Mast paired with U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn. to unveil the “Local Water Protection Act” which “increases grant funding for state and local governments to decrease water pollutants..."
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao, calling on her to grant funding through the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program to complete Phase II of the Tamiami Trail Modification Next Step project.
U.S. Reps. Al Lawson, D-Fla., John Rutherford, R-Fla., and Mike Waltz, R-Fla., joined the American Flood Coalition as the group rose to include a dozen members of Congress as they “work across party lines to draw federal attention and drive solutions to increased flooding and rising seas.”
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., met with “victims of the defective Chinese Drywall and their attorneys to discuss their decade-long battle with these negligent Chinese companies.”
“While the plan is quickly becoming a litmus test for Democratic presidential candidates, it does not mean it is a serious policy proposal,” Rubio wrote. “In fact, the Green New Deal includes proposals that have nothing to do with Earth’s climate or environment."