News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Student government to the University of South Florida: It’s time to commit to 100% renewable energy

TAMPA — By unanimous consent, senators from the University of South Florida’s student government association have passed a resolution calling for the university to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2040.

News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Student governments at UCF and UWF call for 100 percent renewable energy commitments

ORLANDO AND PENSACOLA — By an overwhelming margin, student governments at the University of Central Florida and the University of West Florida each passed resolutions calling for their school to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: Michael Regan’s confirmation as EPA secretary is the right decision for key agency

WASHINGTON -- The Senate confirmed Michael Regan as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday. With his strong environmental protection background as the leader of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality, Regan is expected to place the agency’s focus back squarely on its mission: to protect the environment and public health. This will include safeguarding the nation’s waterways and air quality, as well as pushing forward with bold action to address climate change.

News Release | Environment Florida

Statement: Dangerous energy preemption bills pass first committee

The Florida Senate Committee on Regulated Industries passed SB 856 and SB 1128 Tuesday and HB839, which is a companion bill to SB 856, is expected to pass through the House Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee.