Tuesday, January 19, 2021
The MOU between EPA and FDACS includes education and outreach, communication and coordination, and a recognition of environmental stewardship activities, and signifies a strengthened partnership between the two agencies in their shared mission of protecting and conserving natural lands and waterways.
This week, the Environmental Defense Fund released “Cost of Inaction” reports on several states, including Florida, detailing just how expensive these problems could become. 
The Florida Recycling Partnership is a coalition of leading Florida companies and associations with the mission to educate policymakers, business leaders and the general public about the benefits of recycling.
The Oviedo Republican will now represent all of Seminole County and the western corner of Volusia County after defeating Democrat Patricia Sigman in state Senate District 9.
In her comments, Fried noted her concerns with the Florida Department of Environmental Protections’ (DEP) proposal, highlighting the fact that the only other two states which have assumed permitting authority struggled to adequately implement the program.
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“Upgrading water infrastructure provides a path to economic growth and protects the health and safety of people who live and work in rural areas,” USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Zeta is set to impact the Panhandle with heavy rains, possible storm surge and flooding as early as Wednesday and forecasters are predicting that Zeta is expected to strengthen back into a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Panhandle.
“EPA has determined that the required cleanup is complete and no further remediation is necessary to protect human health and the environment. This site was one of the 27 Superfund sites fully or partially deleted in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. During the first term of the Trump administration, EPA has deleted all or part of 82 sites from the NPL matching the site year total over two terms of the previous administration,” the EPA noted.
For hurricane-related resources and information, visit CFO Patronis’ PrepareFL.com website that serves as a one-stop-shop for disaster preparedness information and tips to help Floridians ensure they are prepared.