Tag: water policy

Jason DelgadoJune 17, 2020
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday the appointment of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Water Policy Director Chris Pettit to the EPA’s Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee. “Thank you to Administrator Wheeler and the EPA for this appointment; it will be a privilege to serve on this important committee,” Pettit said. […]

Guest AuthorOctober 19, 2018
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It is often said that campaigning is easier than governing. This is especially true concerning the environment, where Floridian’s love of the outdoors, our tourism, our farming, and our housing all intersect. These interests deserve thoughtful consideration beyond the platitudes required by today’s election and media cycle. Whoever wins Florida’s upcoming elections will — or […]

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 […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 21, 2016
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As expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed into law three bills that were priorities of House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner. Scott approved SB 552, which “implements policies to protect and restore water and natural resources statewide, with a focus on meeting water quality and supply needs.” Crisafulli wanted the measure passed […]


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