News Release | Environment Florida

Four Florida utilities named in national “Blocking the Sun” report on anti-solar campaigns

Just weeks after voters in Florida shot down a deceptive ballot initiative that would have further restricted rooftop solar growth in the state, a new report, “Blocking the Sun,” highlights 4 Florida utilities amongst 17 entities nationwide working aggressively to block solar policies. 

News Release | Environment Florida

Environment Florida Endorses Candidates for 2016 Elections

Environment Florida announced today their endorsement of five Floridians for the 115th Congress. These candidates’ voting histories and expressed support on Environment Florida’s key issues — including global warming, open space, clean air, clean water and clean energy — led to today’s endorsements. 

News Release | Environment Florida

Support for VP Pick Sen. Tim Kaine

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- Yesterday, Sec. Hillary Clinton announced U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Environment America Executive Director Margie Alt released a statement in support.

News Release | Environment Florida

Pinellas County likely to be first in Tampa Bay to ban fracking

The Pinellas Board of County Commissioners will cast the final vote, following public comment, for a countywide ordinance banning fracking. If the ordinance passes, Pinellas County will join 10 other Florida counties in passing legally binding ordinances banning fracking.

News Release | Environment Florida

Pinellas County Commissioners unanimously pass a ban on fracking

In a win for the environment and public health, Pinellas County became the 11th county in Florida to ban fracking. 

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