I am delighted to inform you that Senator Dana Young has re-filed her fracking ban bill from last year. She is joined by Rep. Kathleen Peters, who has filed identical legislation in the Florida House. Seeing the fracking ban pass both the House and Senate (and signed by the Governor)
The Florida Senate is on the brink of doing something truly remarkable. As of now, nearly half of the entire Senate chamber has expressed support for the fracking ban legislation – this means we likely have the votes needed to pass this important bill. Finally, Republicans and Democrats from all
Florida’s conservation community and citizens alike have worked for years to pass a true fracking ban at the state level. But this year marks the first time we’ve had bipartisan support for this legislation in both the House of Representatives and Senate. Your House and Senate members need to hear
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.