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Kat Cammack, Al Lawson Lead Florida Delegation Urging EPA to Approve Pesticide Used for...

Last week, U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., and Al Lawson, D-Fla., led a bipartisan letter with members of the Florida congressional delegation to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting an expeditious approval of...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Join GOP Senators Calling on EPA to Stop WOTUS Overreach

Last week, Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott-joined U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-SD, and every Republican in the chamber in a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S....

Vern Buchanan Applauds $105 Million EPA Loan to Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility

Last week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., applauded the approval of a $105 million low-interest rate loan to the Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility (BRWRF) Expansion and Wastewater Treatment Conversion Project from the U.S....

Jonathan Sharp: Could There Be a New Hope for Florida Veterans Sickened by Toxic...

By now, it’s a known fact that veterans in the United States face a high risk of developing serious illnesses as a result of toxic exposure. Even non-combat veterans are at risk of being...

Al Lawson Urges North Florida Counties to Apply for EPA Funds to Upgrade Old...

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., stressed that the application deadline is approaching for two school bus rebate opportunities. Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $17 million in funding for school districts to...

Kat Cammack: Ocala Getting EPA Funds for Electric Trucks

Last week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced that Ocala is getting almost $780,000 in federal funds. Cammack said that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sending $777,0000 to Ocala through a Diesel Emission Reduction...
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Hurricane Ida Expected to Raise Gas Prices in Florida

Florida drivers could soon feel the effects of Hurricane Ida, in the form of higher gas prices, AAA insisted this week. While a gas price hike appears imminent, it’s still unclear how much of an...
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Rick Scott Highlights Environmental Agenda in Letter to Michael Regan

In his letter, Scott also stressed the importance of ensuring Florida receives the funding and federal support needed to preserve our waterways, environment and natural resources.
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Florida Officials React to Piney Point Leaks in Manatee County

Over the Easter weekend, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Manatee County as Piney Point continues to leak and a collapse is expected to happen. More than 300 residents were ordered to evacuate the area. 
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Tampa Bay Congressional Representatives Call on DOJ to Investigate Gopher Resource Lead Smelting Plant

The letter to the DOJ comes on the heels of in-depth investigative reporting done by the Tampa Bay Times in a multi-part exposé entitled “Poison” detailing the abhorrent conditions in which employees at Gopher Resource were forced to work.

Angie Craig, Brian Mast Get Local Water Protection Act to the House Floor

Craig introduced the bill, which U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., are backing in the upper chamber, earlier this month.
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Angie Craig, Brian Mast Champion Local Water Protection Act

Craig introduced the bill, which U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., are backing in the upper chamber, on Thursday.
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