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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

Report | Environment Florida

Hitting Close to Home

Ninety-nine percent of Floridians live in counties affected recently by weather-related disasters, including storms, floods and other weather disasters, according to a new interactive map using data created by Environment America and Frontier Group using data from the federal government.

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News Release | Environment Florida

Pres. Obama rejects Keystone XL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In a widely anticipated decision, today President Obama rejected construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, designed to transport tar sands from Canada across the United States. Climate activists had fought for years against the project, which State Department officials estimated would produce 26 million metric tons of carbon pollution each year – the equivalent of 5.7 million cars.

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News Release | Environment Florida

Congress carried polluters' dirty water today, but ultimately clean water will win

One day after failing to adopt a similar measure, the U.S. Senate voted this afternoon to reverse the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule, which restores protections to streams that help provide drinking water for 1 in 3 Americans.

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Report | Environment Florida

Scary Water Facts

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- In anticipation of Halloween, Environment Florida unveiled Scary Water Facts: 13 Frightening Facts to Blow You out of the Water, showing that, while improving, a terrifying concoction of chemicals, bacteria, and other pollutants still plague the James and Virginia’s waterways.

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Blog Post

Nothing to fear from clean water | Russell Bassett

Halloween is the annual time to celebrate all the creepy things that go bump in the night, but what's really fightening are the many very real threats to our waterways and drinking water. Nothing is more important to life than clean water, yet few things are taken more for granted. We turn on our taps or swim in a local lake without fear because we believe the systems are working to keep our water clean. The fact is, those systems don’t always work, and in many cases, are failing to keep water safe. 

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