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Stop Oil Exploration Seismic Tests off Florida’s Coast

Just days after Florida voters approved a ban on drilling in state-owned waters, the Trump Administration gave the green light to five oil and gas companies to use seismic airgun blasts to search for oil and gas deposits that could be buried in the sea floor from New Jersey to Florida. Such approvals will harm

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Action Alert-Solving Climate Change

The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, H.R. 7173  was introduced on the Hill on November 27, 2018 by Democratic Representative Theodore Deutch, FL-22, with Republican and Democratic cosponsors. The bill places a fee on fossil fuels like coal, gas, and oil. The money collected from the carbon fee will be distributed in equal shares

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Nikki Fried asserts herself as de facto leader of Florida Democrats

Though she doesn’t officially take office for more than a month, Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried is already making a splash in the Capital, and laying out clear markers for both her nascent administration and her stewardship of the state Democratic Party — of which she is now, somewhat improbably, the de facto leader. (Read more in FloridaPolitics.com)

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