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Linda Stewart, Joy Goff-Marcil Want to Enact Recommendations of the Blue-Green Algae Task Force

State Sen. Linda Stewart, D- Orlando, and state Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil, D- Maitland, have filed legislation to put into law several major recommendations of the Blue-Green Algae Task Force.
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Ron DeSantis Signs the Clean Waterways Act

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the “Clean Waterways Act" from state Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Melbourne, and Rep. Bobby Payne, Palatka. The new law carries a wide range of water quality protection provisions aimed at...
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Ron DeSantis Wants Legislature to Improve Water Quality Across Florida

With the Legislature getting ready for its regular session at the start of the new year, this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed his plan to improve water quality in the Sunshine State.
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Ron DeSantis Names Five Members to Blue-Green Algae Task Force

Joined by First Lady Casey DeSantis and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Noah Valenstein, DeSantis announced the new appointments and pointed to recent reports of algae blooms in North Florida.  
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Ron DeSantis Signs Executive Order Reforming Environmental, Water Quality Protection

"The protection of water resources is one of the most pressing issues facing our state. That’s why today I'm taking immediate action to combat the threats which have devastated our local economies and threatened the health of our communities."
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