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A Ga. coal plant which serves Jacksonville. (JEA Photo)

Kathy Castor says Trump power plant rule is a new form of climate denial

The Trump administration finalized its rollback of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Wednesday, and a Florida Congresswoman called it “a new form...

Pinellas county town of Safety Harbor becomes the latest Florida community to pledge to...

The City Commission of Safety Harbor voted unanimously this week to be the ninth Florida city pledging a goal of  100 percent clean, renewable...

The monarch butterfly migration is amazing. A new public-private partnership proposal might help

In the vast, big-sky coastal marshes of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge south of Tallahassee, the air is thick with migrating monarch butterflies on...
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FL state budget now in DeSantis’ hands; he promises some vetoes

The Legislature sent Gov. Ron DeSantis its $91.1 billion state budget Friday for the fiscal year beginning July 1. He has until June 29...
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Lawmakers spend on pet projects instead of lead problems in schools; Sen. Cruz resorts...

This spring in the state capital, State Sen. Janet Cruz of Tampa pushed legislation to install filters in drinking fountains at older schools –...

Former EPA bosses – 3 dating back to Reagan and Bush – say the...

WASHINGTON --  Four former heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency blasted the Trump administration’s management of the agency this week, saying the administration...
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Gov. DeSantis campaign account gets $850,000 since January

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised nearly $437,000 during May – more than it collected during all of the year’s first quarter, according to...

U.S. Ag Secretary meets with Gov. DeSantis, promises Hurricane Michael aid will come swiftly

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promised Friday to speed federal Hurricane Michael disaster assistance to Florida, now that President Trump has signed a...
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Will GOP politicking over federal disaster aid hurt Republicans in 2020?

WASHINGTON – Florida’s Democrat and Republican lawmakers were understandably frustrated when President Donald Trump and Congress started playing politics with disaster aid. It had...

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis calls Republican congressmen who opposed disaster aid “shameful”

More than seven months after Hurricane Michael devastated parts of Florida’s Panhandle, Congress has finally approved a financial disaster relief package that will bring...

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