These Department of Revenue buildings along Capital Circle Southeast in Tallahassee received certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED certification program. Photo by Bruce Ritchie.
A bill that supporters describe as representing a backlash against an environmentally sustainable building certification program is moving through the House.
In 2008, HB 7135 established that new state office buildings "be designed and constructed to comply with a sustainable building rating or a national model green building code.”
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