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Keeping Florida beautiful, forever

In 2010, Environment Florida fended off a proposal to build a 21-acre "corporate park" over protected wetlands bordering the Everglades in Broward County. We also helped win federal funding for restoration projects in Picayne Strand and the Tamiami Trail. The next step? Preserving 1 million acres of vulnerable land across the state, from the Keys to the Panhandle.

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Hundreds Gather in Tallahassee to Urge Ban on Fracking, Support for Solar Energy, and Clean Water Protection

Hundreds of Floridians gathered together in the state capitol to urge elected officials to pass a fracking ban, commit to increasing renewable energy sources, and protect our waterways.

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Environmental Groups File Clean Water Act Suit Against World's Second Largest Chicken Producer, Pilgrim's Pride, For Polluting the Suwannee River

Environment Florida announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court in Jacksonville against the second-largest chicken producer in the world, Pilgrim’s Pride, for alleged ongoing violations of the federal Clean Water Act at its poultry processing plant in Live Oak, Florida. 

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America’s clean air, water, health come in dead last in “America First” Budget

Today, President Trump released his first proposed budget to Congress.

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Environment Florida Supports Cleaner Cars

Today, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin rolling back federal clean car standards.

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Attack on Clean Water Rule

“President Trump's order turns the mission of the Environmental Protection Agency on its head: Instead of protecting the drinking water sources for 1 in 3 Americans including nearly 2 million people here in Florida, he is telling the EPA to stop protecting these waters from polluters. It defies common sense, sound science and the will of the American people." Jennifer Rubiello, Environment Florida

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