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Rep. Workman votes FOR bad fertilizer bill

Written by Marine Resources Council & others | Wednesday, 02 March 2011 06:12
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The Florida legislature is considering two bad bills, that, if passed, would take away local governments' ability to regulate sales and use of lawn fertilizer, a source of phosphorus harmful to Florida waters. The bills are being promoted to benefit out-of-state fertilizer companies (Big Business), at expense of small Florida companies (Small Business) that make Florida-safe fertilizer. UPDATE: PASSES HOUSE COMMITTEE BY ONE VOTE (WORKMAN!); VOTE PASSES SEN. AG. COMMITTEE

Cocoa Bch: ASR Well Public Meeting March 3rd

Written by Save Our Aquifer | Sunday, 27 February 2011 04:39
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10am Thurs. Mar. 3rd, attend, ask questions, and submit comments regarding the proposed ASR injection well. Should we be risking permanent pollution with harmful chemicals? COMMENT DEADLINE about 11am Thurs. MARCH 3rd! Easy action here!

How can I learn more about corporate personhood?

Written by | Tuesday, 22 February 2011 11:07

Thursday February 24th at 6:30 The Melbourne “Move To Amend” will meet at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brevard. Speaker will be John Carter.

We will continue our discussion about the impact of living in a society structured by corporations and the impact that has on our psychological and spiritual life. And we will begin to look at Supreme Court Cases that deal with corporate personhood.

Do not cut FL environmental protection!

Written by Random Justice | Thursday, 10 February 2011 16:20
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ATTN: Gov. Scott! (And Florida citizens!) Florida's environment is an 'economic generator' -- Gutting protection of Florida's environment will help exhaust our natural resources and ecosystems and harm tourism, jobs and economic growth. Look at these figures from Sierra Club Florida!

Former local legislator abandons GOP

Written by | Saturday, 05 February 2011 11:42
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"It's an odd feeling, reflecting on what it took to drive this still-arch-right-wing-as-ever former state representative from Republican ranks..."

Read more:

http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20110131/OPINION05/101310303/Randy-Ball-Why-I-left-the-Republican-Party

 

Florida's health care for children ranks near bottom

Written by Random Justice | Thursday, 03 February 2011 08:44
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SURPRISE! FLORIDA NEXT TO BOTTOM in health care for children! Only Texas, Arizona, Mississippi and Nevada are worse, says nationwide survey by The Commonwealth Fund.

Florida Parks to be Closed?

Written by Random Justice | Tuesday, 01 February 2011 08:23
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STATE PARKS TO BE CLOSED? FL DEP proposes to close 53 state parks and return some of them to original owners. One legislator suggested park lands should be sold to put them back on the tax rolls.

Florida Waters Update

Written by Random Justice | Tuesday, 01 February 2011 07:46
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UPDATE ON FLORIDA WATER: tar mats from oil spill showing up in NW Florida waters; FL utilities and Atty. General oppose nutrient restrictions in springs, lakes, streams; Nestle wants Wacissa spring water, is opposed by citizens; law requiring septic tank inspections meant to restrain pollution but lawmakers may rescind; Georgia-Pacific pulp mill wants to dump directly into St. Johns River.  -- Clean Water Network of Florida

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