News Release | Environment Florida

Release: Interactive map shows impacts of storms and floods hitting close to home

Environment Florida partnered with Dr. David Hastings of Eckerd College and a team of students to collect extreme weather stories in Florida.

News Release | Environment Florida

Pinellas Board of County Commissioners pass resolution opposing fracking

Last week, Pinellas County became the 81st local government to pass a resolution against fracking. Pinellas is the densest county in the state covering the cities of Clearwater and St. Petersburg.

News Release | Environment Florida

After bipartisan defeat last week, Florida senator abandons pro-fracking bill

Fracking, the controversial drilling technique that uses chemicals to break up rock and stimulate the flow of oil and gas, was kept at bay in Florida today after Sen. Richter (R-Collier County) abandoned his bill, Senate Bill 318. The measure had been up for reconsideration today after a bipartisan group of Senators defeated it last Thursday in committee.