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Topic: State lands

Session Summary: Environment and Natural Resources


Land-buying at risk: Environmental projects compete for dollars

Bills establishing sunset review for agency support groups moving despite concerns

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

Hays says he screwed up on government conservation lands estimate

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

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

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

Session Outlook 2014: Environment and Natural Resources

House Democrats slam Scott budget; Republicans supportive but say no 'rubber stamp'

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

Land-buying supporters close in on signatures while Putnam, Chamber oppose amendment

Florida sees record state parks attendance in FY 2012-13

Key senator defends DEP's process for identifying surplus land to be sold

Supporters of land-buying amendment win state Supreme Court OK

DEP deputy secretary leaves amid review of state lands for possible sale

Initial state trails sponsorship offer falls short of expectations

Lawyer says rule-making needed to use model for recommending that land be sold

The Week Ahead for Sept. 3, 2013 to Sept. 6, 2013

DEP trims list of land-sale candidates but environmentalists still concerned