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.  

News Release | Environment America

More than 30,000 Americans Call on Secretary Perry to Stop Blocking Clean Energy

Today, Environment America delivered a message from 33,923 supporters in all 50 states urging Energy Secretary Rick Perry to back off on his proposals to get the federal government to intervene on behalf of old, dirty energy sources at the expense of cleaner, more affordable clean energy options.

News Release | Environment Florida

Environment Florida endorses Mayor Rick Kriseman of St. Petersburg

Environment Florida announced today their endorsement of Mayor Rick Kriseman’s re-election campaign.

News Release | Environment America

Senate budget sells out our environment, health, and the treasured arctic national wildlife refuge

The Senate just passed their budget resolution for 2018. In response, Jennie Olson at Environment America, issued the following statement: “The Senate budget makes drastic cuts to some of our most vital programs that protect our air, water, and families’ health. In addition, the Senate budget attempts to sell out our public lands to polluters by including instructions to the Senate Natural Resources Committee that would ultimately allow drilling in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

News Release | Environment Florida

Environment Florida applauds Senator Dana Young and Kathleen Peters for sponsoring fracking ban bill

Today, State Sen. Dana Young (R-Tampa) and State Rep. Kathleen Peters (R-Treasure Island) announced that they are filing bills (SB 462 and HB 237) that would ban fracking in Florida.

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