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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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It’s Time to Get the Lead out of School Drinking Water, Says Environment Florida

Our children need safe drinking water – especially at school where they go to learn and play each day. Unfortunately, lead is contaminating drinking water at schools and pre-schools across the country. 

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Scott Pruitt won’t protect Florida’s air, water or families

“Floridans and all Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” -- Turner Lott, Environment Florida.

Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is slated to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Florida’s Campaign Organizer, Turner Lott, issued the following statement in response:

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In a victory for wildlife, Atlantic seismic testing denied!

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In a major victory for whales and other sea creatures, today the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) denied all pending permits for seismic air gun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean.

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