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It’s toxic slime time on Florida’s Lake Okeechobee

Writer Dan Egan and photographer Josh Ritchie, New York Times, July 9, 2023. For thousands of years, Lake Okeechobee pumped life into Florida’s swampy interior. Summer rains swelled the shallow inland sea, creating seasonal overflows that sustained the Everglades and its alligators, panthers, spoonbills and snail kites. But a vast re-engineering over the past century

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AG Moody defends fossil fuel industry, not Florida

By Pam McVety, The Daily Sun, April 25, 2023 How did Florida’s attorney general, Ashley Moody, observe Earth Day? According to the nonpartisan National Association of Attorneys General, a state attorney general’s job is to represent the public interest — not private, special interests — by, among other things, “enforcing federal and state environmental laws.”

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