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Topic: FL Dept. of Environmental Protection

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


Bills establishing sunset review for agency support groups moving despite concerns

DEP signs trails sponsorship agreement although disappointment remains

Bill prompted by outcry against Union monument on Civil War battlefield narrowly passes

Hays says Florida has enough conservation land as his panel provides no new revenue for buying

Senate bill urging Congress to repeal renewable fuels requirement avoids getting killed

Proposed balloons amendment to fish and wildlife bill is killed by House panel

DEP ends stormy land-selling review, shifts focus to nonconservation lands

Brownfields bills moving through Legislature as one-time boost in tax credits is sought

Senator Soto, DEP trade letters over Everglades oil drilling concerns

Steering committee wants legislation to expand DEP permitting authority to protect coastal wildlife

Water rally draws 200 while speakers promote issue as bipartisan

Key leaders downplay possibility of big changes in water law this session

Legislation must provide schedules, funding for springs, scientist says

Associated Industries of Florida forming coalition on water issues while Simmons seeks consensus

Georgia asks U.S. Supreme Court to reject Florida's lawsuit over river water

Sale of state hospital could boost conservation land buying, if Legislature approves

Governor recommends $30 million for land-buying; environmentalists want more

Crist raps Scott on Lake Okeechobee water releases, hints 'pay to play' involved

Another permitting bill by Patronis again faces environmental opposition