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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.
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Feds Should Keep Monitoring for Toxic Algae, Red Tide in Shutdowns, Francis Rooney Insists

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to ensure federal monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) continues even in the event of a federal shutdown.
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