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Representative Anna V. Eskamani, Senator Lori Berman, and Environmental Advocates to Host Press Conference to Highlight Renewable Energy Bill

The Bill to Transition Florida to 100% Renewable Energy Is Critical to Florida’s Environmental Health and Economic Success
For Immediate Release

Orlando, FL-- State Representative Anna V. Eskamani (D-Orlando) and Senator Lori Berman (D-Boynton Beach) filed House Bill 283 / Senate Bill 720, legislation to transition Florida to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The bill also bans fracking and establishes a workforce board to propel Florida into a clean energy economy with new high paying jobs --  a much needed initiative following the damaging impact of COVID19 on the state’s unemployment rate.

Today, February 2, 2021 at 10:00am - 11:00 am, they will host a virtual press conference alongside environmental advocates to share more details about this critical bill. 

  • WHO: 
    • Representative Anna V. Eskamani, District 47, Florida State House of Representatives
    • Senator Lori Berman, District 31, Florida State Senate
    • Jonathan Webber, Deputy Director, Florida Conservation Voters
    • Maria Revelles, Director, Chispa Florida
    • Joanne Pérodin, Climate Justice Program Director, Florida Rising
    • Heaven Campbell, Florida Program Director, Solar United Neighbors
    • Armani M. Arellano, 100% Renewable FSU campaign intern, Environment Florida 
    • Lisa Pearcy, founder and CEO of 15Lightyears 
    • Dr. Phil Stoddard, former Mayor of City of South Miami and biologist
    • Mayra Cruz, Climate Justice Organizer, Catalyst Miami
  • WHAT: Virtual Press Conference to roll out HB283/SB720
  • WHEN: Tuesday, February 2, 10:00 - 11:00am
  • WHERE: Zoom and Facebook Live
  • RSVP: Press should RSVP at lauren.cooper@myfloridahouse.gov