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Environment and Natural Resources

FWC votes for longer Gulf red snapper season than the Fed's 11-day season

State files first appeal or challenge to local land use decision since 2011

Senate and House leaders working on springs bill

Crist says Scott is a cloud blocking solar energy in Florida

Paper or plastic? Bill to lift ban on plastic bag ordinances temporarily passed after debate

Senate, House differ widely on water projects spending

Development bill fate appears in doubt, following the path of an environmental regulation bill

Senate version of anti-environmental regulation bill declared dead by Senate sponsor

Bills establishing sunset review for agency support groups moving despite concerns

House, Senate apart on spending to battle citrus greening, pests while raises sought for firefighters

Bills delaying ban on spreading septic waste are moving with environmental support

DEP signs trails sponsorship agreement although disappointment remains

House, Senate pass memorials supporting coal, raising concerns about federal regulations

Petroleum contamination sites bill passes with support from site owners, contractors

At session's midway point, Scott, Legislature look to avoid controversy

Brandes says solar conversation should continue after Workman says House bills are likely dead

Simpson wants to meet with Hays on conflicting bills to address water utility complaints

Springs bill passes with most opponents taking the polite role

Democracy in action? The problem is the budget process not the spending, House Democrat says

Senate and House budgets close on Everglades and Lake Okeechobee spending, Negron says