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Al Gore: Don’t Fall for “Phony Baloney” Amendment 1

Former Vice President Al Gore called out the utility-backed solar Amendment 1 in a major speech in Miami earlier this month. “The things they claim protect solar are protections you already have, but they are trying to fool you into amending your state Constitution in a way that gives them

Keith Perry on Florida’s Water: “It’s Not a Crisis”

Florida’s decades-long water crisis is well documented and getting worse. Leaders from both political parties are offering emergency plans and bold actions to solve the pollution plaguing our coasts, rivers and springs. In North Florida, many of our cherished springs are experiencing alarming declines in their flow and water quality.

Tampa Bay Times Endorses Bob Buesing for State Senate

From the Tampa Bay Times: Bob Buesing distinguishes himself in this race for an open Senate seat with his life experience, passion and appreciation of everyday challenges Floridians face. He is uniquely qualified and would bring a strong voice for this Tampa-area district. Buesing, 63, is a longtime Tampa attorney

Revisionist History with Rep. Dana Young

Recently, Rep. Dana Young (candidate in SD18) gave a statement to FloridaPolitics.com saying she “opposes fracking, offshore and onshore drilling, and has worked tirelessly on water issues during her entire time in the Legislature.” To the Tampa Bay Times, she said she was categorically opposed to fracking in Florida —

Aliki Moncrief: The truth behind utility-backed Amendment 1

Have you heard about the utility-backed Amendment 1? It’s awful for Florida’s environment and seriously threatens our chance for a clean energy future. Amendment 1 is a slick, misleading, multi-million-dollar campaign sponsored by monopoly utility companies like Duke Energy and Florida Power and Light for one reason: to maintain their

Aliki Moncrief: Environmental values transcend party politics

Dear Friends, We pulled a late night at the Florida Conservation Voters office as the elections results from our endorsed candidates rolled in, and because your support was instrumental in our victories, I wanted to give you a quick update. As you know, this is FCV’s first election endorsing pro-conservation

Florida Conservation Voters Hires Veteran Communications and Campaign Professional as Deputy Director

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 18, 2016 Contact: Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, [email protected], 850-629-4656 or Jonathan Webber, Deputy Director, [email protected], 954-593-4449 Twitter: @fcvoters Photo for Use: http://fcv.rocks/2bwmS5n Florida Conservation Voters Hires Veteran Communications and Campaign Professional as Deputy Director Jonathan Webber set to lead political and outreach strategy for

DEP Assumes Federal Wetlands Permitting Program

Florida’s wetlands are vital to our environment and economy. They store and clean freshwater, replenish our drinking water supply, and aid in our resilience against flooding and storms. But after a multi-year battle, federal and state regulators have made it easier to destroy our remaining wetlands. As of Dec. 17,