News Release | Environment Florida

Obama administration issues rule to help protect Florida’s lakes and rivers

St. Petersburg, FL – Twenty-nine percent of Florida’s streams, including those feeding Lake Okeechobee and the Hillsborough River, will regain federal protections under a final rule signed today by top Obama administration officials. The Clean Water Rule restores Clean Water Act safeguards to streams and wetlands that have been vulnerable to development and pollution for nearly ten years.

News Release | Environment Florida

Small Businesses, Elected Officials, and Environmental Groups Stand Together for Stronger Clean Water Protections

As tourists head south for the winter season in search of warm weather and outdoor activities, Environment Florida and Gulf Restoration Network stood together to highlight the tens of thousands of Floridians and over 5,000 Tampa Bay residents who submitted comments in support of restoring Clean Water Act protections to all of Florida’s wetlands and streams. 

News Release | Environment Florida

Environment Florida Endorses Gwen Graham for Congress

Environment Florida, a statewide environmental organization, announced today the endorsement of Gwen Graham for Congress in Florida’s 2nd district.

News Release | Environment Florida

New report: Florida coal plants 2nd in country

As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a new study shows Florida’s coal-fired power plants dump as much carbon pollution into the atmosphere as the entire country of Chile. 

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