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7 Florida School Districts Awarded Clean, Electric Buses

Florida is moving one step closer to clean, electric school buses for all! The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently released award letters to seven Florida school districts, allocating a total of $57 million to purchase new fully electric bus fleets under their “Electric School Bus Project.” Miami-Dade and Palm

Locals Locked Out of Solar Decision Making

The comments below were given to the Senate Rules Committee on April 20, 2021 by Deputy Director Jonathan Webber. SB 896 - Amendment 713270 Good morning, my name is Jonathan Webber with Florida Conservation Voters and I urge this committee to oppose this amendment.  All commonly accepted definitions of environmental

Public Service Commission Interviews Nominees

The Florida Public Service Commission is the most powerful Florida political body you’ve never heard of nor voted for, and it’s about to get a new member. Commissioners are appointed by the Governor. This five-member commission regulates all investor-owned utilities in the state, including privatized water utilities, telecommunications utilities, natural

Stop the Tallahassee Power Grab

The comments below were given to the Senate Community Affairs and on March 16, 2021 by Deputy Director Jonathan Webber. SB 1128 Good morning, my name is Jonathan Webber and I’m the Deputy Director of Florida Conservation Voters and we oppose this bill in its current form.  As it is