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Environmentalists decry plan to do away with Florida DCA listen

05/23/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Since 1986, the Florida Department of Community Affairs has tried to prevent sprawl throughout the state, often to the chagrin of developers. Governor Rick Scott is poised to do away with the agency by signing a bill that delivers sweeping changes to the way Florida controls growth.

Earlier today, Florida Fish and Wildlife officers tranquilized a black bear seen wandering near downtown Ft. Myers. Environmentalists say it’s a sign that development is severely encroaching on wildlife habi...

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