‘Fracking' Ban Advances In The Florida Senate Amid ConcernsA move to ban “fracking” in Florida advanced Monday in the Senate with some oil-drilling protections for the Everglades, but not more comprehensive language sought by environmentalists.
Florida Senate Fracking Bill Draws CriticismIncreased protections for the Everglades could be added to a controversial measure that would ban the oil- and gas-drilling technique known as fracking.
Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study SaysResearchers say cooking, cleaning, and other household activities generate levels of pollution in the average home similar to that of a polluted major city.
Court Clears Way For Everglades DrillingOverturning a decision by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, an appeals court Tuesday ordered the state to issue a permit to a major Broward County landowner that wants to drill an exploratory oil well in the Everglades.
DeSantis Cleans House At South Florida Water Management With 3 More ResignationsGovernor Ron DeSantis’s takeover of the South Florida Water Management District is now complete with three new resignations in the last 24 hours.
Florida Governor DeSantis Makes SFWMD Appointments, Seeks $625 Million For EvergladesFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis made a couple of appointments to the South Florida Water Management District governing board on Tuesday and recommended $625M for water resources projects.
Facing South Florida: Governor Ron DeSantis Prioritizing EnvironmentGovernor Ron DeSantis made the environment a central part of his campaign for governor.
House Republican Files Proposal To Ban ‘Fracking’ In FloridaWith the idea getting support from Gov. Ron DeSantis, a House Republican has filed a proposal to ban the oil and gas-drilling process known as “fracking” in Florida.
Everglades Drilling Decision ScrutinizedThe chief judge of the 1st District Court of Appeal appeared skeptical Tuesday of a decision by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to block a Broward County landowner from drilling an exploratory oil well in the Everglades.
Pinecrest Law Banning Plastic Straws Comes Into Effect With New YearThe Village of Pinecrest is making a change to help the environment.
Well-Known Florida City To Ban Plastic StrawsIt’s not a new thing to see progressive cities making environmentally conscious changes.