Tag: Algal blooms

Peter SchorschOctober 22, 2018
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Citing threats of violence and ongoing law enforcement investigations, the Florida Sugarcane Farmers are now calling the anti-sugar grassroots organization Bullsugar a “radical hate group.” “As you may know, Florida’s sugarcane farming industry provides more than 12,500 jobs and contributes more than $3.2 billion to Florida’s economy,” Frierson Farms owner Ardis Hammock wrote in an […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 8, 2018
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Florida Governor Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate bid got some good news this week, thanks to a University of South Florida College of Marine Science report. A three-week red tide mission found abnormally cooler temperatures and increased salt content might have caused this year’s red tide outbreak. Scott is running against incumbent U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. Scott […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 2, 2018
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A new television ad out from the Andrew Gillum campaign zeroes in on Florida’s environment, specifically the harmful algal blooms wreaking havoc in the state’s coastal waterways. The culprit: “special interests” and “corporate profit,” according to the Democratic gubernatorial nominee. “The toxic air, red tide and algae blooms around Florida are an economic and environmental disaster,” […]


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