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Florida Delegation Urges NOAA to Restore Indian River Lagoon and Help Manatees

Members of the Florida congressional delegation called on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Richard Spinrad to support Florida’s manatees by aiding efforts to improve water quality and prevent harmful algal blooms in the Indian River Lagoon estuary.
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Marco Rubio, Brian Mast, Darren Soto Bring Back Bill Targeting Algal Blooms

According to the congressman’s office, his proposal “will amend existing federal law aimed at combating harmful algal blooms to require the first-ever specific federal assessment and action plan to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Greater Everglades region.”
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Marco Rubio Gets Two Environmental Bills Through Senate Commerce Committee

Rubio’s “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act" and ”South Florida Coastal Clean Waters Act” sailed unanimously through the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. 

House Passes Brian Mast’s South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act Without Opposition

According to the congressman’s office, his proposal amends last year’s Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act.

Marco Rubio’s, Brian Mast’s South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act Gains Momentum in Congress

Now in his second term on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act” cleared the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee--while a fellow Florida Republican helped amend it to include the Indian River Lagoon.

Brian Mast Brings Back South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act

According to the congressman’s office, his proposal “will amend existing federal law aimed at combating harmful algal blooms to require the first-ever specific federal assessment and action plan to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Greater Everglades region.”
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