Category: Environment

Rick Scott dodging responsibility and questions as offshore drilling ruse exposed yet again

As Rick Scott travels to Sarasota and Riviera Beach today, more revelations and more questions about his offshore drilling stunt and his role as chair of a federal Super PAC to skirt campaign finance laws are reminding Floridians just why they can’t trust Rick Scott and his self-serving politics. Florida Democratic Party spokesman Sebastian Kitchen released the…

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We Should Celebrate Mother Earth Every Day

Each year, Earth Day – April 22 – marks the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. At the height of counterculture in the United States, 1970 brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles’ album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

Comment on Drilling in our Gulf Waters!

The current ban on oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida expires in 2022 but proposals to accelerate and expand drilling areas are being developed. The Federal agency tasked with making recommendations on drilling in our coastal waters is the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. 

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