News Release | Environment Florida

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.

News Release | Environment Florida

Statement on Trump's expected offshore drilling executive order

Today, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order directing the Secretary of Interior to revise or initiate a new five year program for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf. 

News Release | Environment Florida

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. 

News Release | Environment Florida Research and Policy Center

Tampa Bay’s health at risk with 56 dirty air days in 2015

Air pollution remains a major threat to our health, according to a new report from Environment Florida Research & Policy Center,”Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air?,” released today on the steps of St. Petersburg City Hall alongside City Councilmember Karl Nurse, staff from U.S. Congressman Charlie Crist's office, and members of the community affected by asthma. In 2015, people here in Tampa Bay experienced 56 dirty air pollution days, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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

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.