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Smoking ban for all Florida beaches?

A state lawmaker wants to ban smoking on Florida beaches statewide.Sarasota House Republican (and soon to be GOP state party chairman) Joe Gruters filed...

Don’t want antibiotics sprayed on your citrus? Sorry – it’s about to expand, big-time

The Trump administration has given the go-ahead for agricultural operations to spray antibiotics on nearly a half-million acres of Florida citrus, a move some...
right whales

Where’s Florida? 9 Attorneys General sue to stop massive harming of marine life in...

Saying the underwater blasts will needlessly kill and harm marine life, attorneys general in nine states from Maine to North Carolina joined a lawsuit...

Crossing the aisle: Florida congressmen help craft bipartisan bill to combat global warming pollution

The Trump administration is thumbing its nose at international efforts to combat the pollution that causes global warming, but three Florida congressmen – all...

Could world climate conference happen in Tampa Bay next year?

Democratic U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor from Tampa and Charlie Crist from St. Petersburg – who represent one of the most vulnerable areas on earth...
algae bloom

Environmental groups to sue feds over killer green slime toxic algae from Lake Okeechobee

Three environmental groups filed notice Wednesday that they intend to sue the federal government over the disastrous pollution that’s been fueling toxic algae outbreaks...
right whales

Groups sue to stop Trump administration’s oil exploration blasts off Atlantic coast

A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday sued the federal government to stop seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic coast – a precursor...
right whales

A truly heartless act

North American right whales are among the Earth’s rarest creatures. Only about 400 remain, with just 100  breeding females. Each year the whales perform...
Constitution

Honoring the people’s vote: Will the state do what voters directed in Constitutional Amendments?

Florida voters approved 11 of the 12 proposed Amendments to Florida’s Constitution on Nov. 6, but in the days following, some residents and policy...
The Everglades

Conservationists blast Rick Scott for “political pandering at its worst” at Everglades campaign stop

Gov. Rick Scott tried to get some environmental cred Tuesday during an Everglades campaign stop in his race to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill...

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