News Release | Environment Florida

City of Orlando Passes 100% Clean Energy Resolution

The Orlando City Commission unanimously passed a resolution this week to generate 100 percent of the electricity consumed within the city from clean, renewable sources by 2050.

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Environment Florida applauds legislature for enacting voter-backed solar amendment

This week, the Florida legislature voted to implement Amendment 4, a measure over seventy percent of voters approved last fall. The bill, SB90, extends the tax credit on solar equipment for businesses, which is already in place for homeowners. The bill now goes to Governor Rick Scott.

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Hundreds of Tampa Bay Residents Call on Tampa Bay to Commit to 100% Clean Energy

As the Trump administration considers sweeping budget cuts that would threaten environmental protections nationwide, hundreds of Tampa Bay residents joined elected officials and organizations for the Tampa Bay People’s Climate March to call on Tampa to commit 100% clean, renewable energy.

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Organizations and Concerned Residents Will Hold People’s Climate March to Support Tampa Going 100% Renewable

More than two dozen organizations in Tampa Bay will rally for the Tampa People’s Climate March to raise awareness about climate change and its regional impacts, and to provide avenues for people to take action. 

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Jacksonville among nation’s solar leaders

As Florida continues to debate policies critical to the growth of solar power, a new report released today shows that Jacksonville ranks 19th for installed solar capacity.

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Hundreds Gather in Tallahassee to Urge Ban on Fracking, Support for Solar Energy, and Clean Water Protection

Hundreds of Floridians gathered together in the state capitol to urge elected officials to pass a fracking ban, commit to increasing renewable energy sources, and protect our waterways.

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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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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. 

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