News Release | Environment Florida

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.

News Release | Environment Florida

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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Pinellas County likely to be first in Tampa Bay to ban fracking

The Pinellas Board of County Commissioners will cast the final vote, following public comment, for a countywide ordinance banning fracking. If the ordinance passes, Pinellas County will join 10 other Florida counties in passing legally binding ordinances banning fracking.

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Pinellas County Commissioners unanimously pass a ban on fracking

In a win for the environment and public health, Pinellas County became the 11th county in Florida to ban fracking. 

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Pinellas sets the stage for a countywide fracking ban

The Pinellas Board of County Commissioners voted today to move forward with a public hearing for the county's ordinance banning fracking. 

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Fracking by the Numbers - Florida Factsheet

Since 2005, according to industry and state data, at least 137,000 fracking wells have been drilled or permitted in more than 20 states. Fracking has led to tremendous environmental harm and put the health and safety of communities across the country at risk.