Tag: toxic algae


Florida’s Senators Want CDC Funds Used to Help Those Impacted by Toxic Algae

Rubio and Nelson are calling for amending the 2019 Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill to send $1 million to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help Floridians impacted by the algae blooms.
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Rick Scott Asks Feds to Help Small Businesses Hurt by Toxic Algae

Scott has been active on the issue in recent weeks including issuing an emergency order on the toxic algae last month. Last week, the governor issued an emergency order on red tide which is also impacting the Sunshine State. 
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Francis Rooney Wants White House to Declare Emergency on Red Tide, Toxic Algae

Rooney, the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee despite serving in his first term in Congress, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday, urging him to declare a formal State of Emergency for Florida.