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Floridians are retrurning to work, according to the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Scott PowersNovember 18, 2019
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The long-awaited study recommending a path for the proposed Osceola Parkway extension will be unveiled this week, bringing more focus to what may happen to the Split Oak park, existing neighborhoods in southern Orange and northern Osceola counties, major developments in the region, and longterm transportation connectivity from there to Brevard County and the Space […]

Scott PowersMay 3, 2018
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Julie Wraithmell becomes the new executive director of Audubon Florida and the newest vice president at the National Audubon Society, the national organization announced Thursday. Wraithmell’s appointment follows her five-month stint as interim executive director while Audubon undertook a nationwide search for the post. She  succeeds Eric Draper, who was tapped in November 2017 to lead […]

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 4, 2018
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Audubon Florida announced its legislative priorities on Thursday, but also was happy to see Gov. Rick Scott oppose the U.S. Department of Interior’s possible drilling explorations in the Sunshine State. “We were glad to see Gov. Scott’s response, coming out strongly in opposition to drilling near Florida’s waters,” said Julie Wraithmell, the interim executive director of […]

Peter SchorschDecember 13, 2017
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Environmental group Audubon Florida presented Senate President Joe Negron with an award Tuesday recognizing his “steadfast leadership” in Everglades restoration. Negron earned the “Champion of the Everglades” award for a bill he ushered through the legislature earlier this past session that mandated the construction of a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to reduce discharges to […]

Drew WilsonMarch 1, 2017
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Florida Power & Light announced Wednesday it would roll out eight new solar power plants across the state over the next year. “With the support of communities across the state, we are advancing smart, affordable clean energy infrastructure while keeping customer bills low,” said Eric Silagy, FPL president and CEO. “On a per-megawatt basis, these […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 19, 2017
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It’s incredible how foggy some people’s memories are when it comes to past efforts to restore the Everglades, buy farmland and build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. Time and again, environmental extremists are quick to blame the sugar industry for every ill in the region, past, present and future, without any regard to science […]


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