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House Passes Darren Soto’s Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Act With Strong Support...

Two congressmen from the Sunshine State scored a win last week as their proposal to help protect a river in Florida passed the U.S. House. In July 2021, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced the...
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Congressmen Introduce Proposals to Have More Federal Protection for Florida Rivers

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced the “Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Act” which would have the U.S. Interior Department “amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and designate segments of the Kissimmee River as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.” U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is co-sponsoring the measure. 
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