THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

04/23/02

Several issues affecting the environment were dealt with during the Spring session of the state legislature. Suzie Caplowe, lobbyist for the Florida chapter of the Sierra Club and Denise Layne, president of the Lutz Civic association say the legislature made good strides on some growth issues. At the same time it passed legislation that encouraged urban sprawl and will limit citizen involvement in challenging large developments.

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