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Florida rallies to ban fracking on Tuesday in Ft. Myers & December in Tampa

Will 2018 be the year a statewide ban on fracking finally passes the Florida Legislature? That’s the hope of environmentalists rallying Tuesday afternoon in Ft. Myers. WMNF News interviewed one organizer, Michelle Allen with Food...
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Transit options in Tampa Bay; tracking fracking in Florida

On MidPoint, we heard from a woman who has been pressuring Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran to take a stance on a fracking ban; we also talked about what’s at stake in upcoming government meetings...
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Dade City mayor wants Florida-wide fracking ban

The Mayor of Dade City in Pasco County is asking the Florida Legislature for a statewide fracking ban; in a press conference this morning at City Hall, Mayor Camille Hernandez called on House Speaker Richard...
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CAIR opposes Florida bill it says targets human rights defenders

A bill in the Florida Legislature would sanction groups that organize boycotts of or divestment from Israel or from companies that contribute to alleged human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine. But HB 527 isopposed by the Council on...

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