Tag: Bullsugar
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Peter SchorschOctober 22, 2018

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 […]

Peter SchorschAugust 29, 2018

There is no question; right now water is one of the most important issues in Florida. With red tide on the west coast, blue-green algae in South and Southwest Florida, voters Tuesday made a statement that candidates in Florida must address the ongoing water crises impacting waterways across the state. All Floridians deserve access to clean water. […]

Ryan NicolJuly 10, 2018

Yet another statewide Republican candidate — attorney general hopeful Frank White — is hammering environmental advocacy group Bullsugar over its questionnaire regarding Florida’s algae bloom problem. The questionnaire is highly critical of the sugar industry, including questions such as “Do you agree that your campaign will be sugar-free, accepting no contributions from any source with ties to […]

Peter SchorschDecember 29, 2017

Closing the book on 2017, among the most notable political battles centered on Lake Okeechobee water issues. While lawmakers reached a compromise earlier in the year, this food fight may be far from over. Last Session, environmental activists, working with Senate President Joe Negron, hammered out a bill that (at one point) called for buying […]


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