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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.

News Release | Environment Florida

Environment Florida calls on Jacksonville utility to reinstate solar program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Environment Florida called on the board of the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) to reinstate its key rooftop solar program today, known as net metering. The utility abruptly slashed the program last month while adopting plans to further invest in large scale solar projects.

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News Release | Environment Florida

Environmental Groups Achieve Major Clean Water Settlement With World's Second Largest Chicken Producer, Pilgrim's Pride

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –  Environment Florida and the Sierra Club announced today that they have filed a proposed consent decree in federal court to settle their lawsuit against Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act at the company’s poultry processing plant in Live Oak, Florida.

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News Release | Environment America

Just-Passed House Tax Bill would Doom America to a Dirty Energy Future

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed their tax bill that slashes incentives for clean energy sources such as wind and solar and electric vehicles, while maintaining most of the permanent oil incentives and extending nuclear tax breaks. Environment America's DC Office Director Anna Aurilio issued the following statement in response:

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News Release | Environment Florida

Wally and Wanda the Whale swim into Jacksonville to protect our beaches

Jacksonville, Fla.-- As threats mount against our oceans and coasts, whales Wanda and Wally, two 5 foot blow up whales visited Jacksonville. Like many endangered marine species, whales rely on us to protect them from oil and gas exploration, drilling and other threats. As the Trump administration begins the process of lifting the protections that prevent drilling off of the Atlantic Coast, Environment Florida, Ryan Bass from U.S. Congressman John Rutherford’s office, Oceana, St. Johns Riverkeeper, Public Trust Law, Sierra Club and others reminded Floridians of the value of our coastline and the need to stand up for our shores and marine life.  

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