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Marco Rubio, Brian Mast Get South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act Through Congress

With the entire Florida delegation behind it, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Brian Mast’s, R-Fla., “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act” this week on a 412-7 vote. Three Democrats and four Republicans opposed the...

Marco Rubio Gets South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act Through the Senate

This week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act” without opposition. Rubio and U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., have championed the bill in recent years. According...

Greg Steube Backs Water Quality Bills From Fellow Florida Republicans

Steube announced he was backing U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan’s, R-Fla., “Protecting Local Communities from Harmful Algal Blooms Act" and U.S. Rep. Brian Mast’s, R-Fla., “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act.”
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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.”

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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Marco Rubio Tours Treasure Coast to Survey Toxic Algae Damage

Along with staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management Division and local officials, Rubio toured the St. Lucie Lock and Dam. After the tour on Thursday, the Florida Republican weighed in on the matter. 

Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson Want Feds to Make Sure Florida will be Ready for...

On Thursday, Rubio and Nelson unveiled the “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act" which orders the Interagency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) to study the causes of toxic algae in Lake Okeechobee and how it is impacting the Sunshine State.
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