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FL Senate ready to act on a bill that would block local governments from...

The Florida Senate is poised to block cities, like Key West, from banning the sale of sunscreen.When the Senate holds its first floor session...
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Florida will buy 20,000 acres in Everglades to block oil-drilling plan

The state will buy 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Florida Everglades for no less than $16.5 million to block the possibility of oil-drilling...

‘Greener’ GOP still stalling on clean energy and climate change in FL

Florida Republicans belatedly acknowledging climate change and its harm to the state are looking ‘greener’ than they have in decades, but critics say it...

There’s plenty to cheer conservatives in Gov. DeSantis’ State of the State speech

Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered a State of the State address Tuesday that mixed progressive rhetoric with conservative priorities including a hard line on taxes,...

U.S. House votes to crack down on toxic chemicals; Trump threatens veto

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Friday to pass a comprehensive legislative package that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class...
Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

League of Cities takes aim at FL crisis in water quality and supply

Florida’s water needs this decade will grow by 20 percent and remediation of drinking water infrastructure will cost $18 billion, making water resources a...

The climate crisis isn’t around the corner — it’s now. Look at California, look...

Australia is burning–16 million acres (so far)–the fire killing 25 people and nearly half a billion animals.So far.This is what the climate crisis looks...

Lawsuit: Endangered green sea turtles are threatened in FL and elsewhere

Conservation groups have gone to court, saying federal agencies have failed to protect the habitat of treasured and endangered green sea turtles  – threatening...

Youth climate-change lawsuit: We have a right to grow to adulthood safely

Eight Florida teenagers and children are suing the state of Florida for protection against climate change, saying they have a fundamental right to grow...
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Harnessing sun power: Florida and California taking different paths to solar

On opposite coasts, Florida and California are both famous for sunshine. But their approaches to harnessing sunshine for power are as disparate as their...

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