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Florida groups warn of lawsuit against EPA over phosphate waste

A coalition of groups Tuesday moved toward filing a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over the regulation of phosphogypsum waste.
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A law professor & scientist ask for a halt to a dredging project that could harm Puerto Rico coral reefs

Coral reefs in Puerto Rico may be threatened by a proposed dredging project. On Tuesday Cafe a scientist and a law professor say why.
Environment Florida releases report called Troubled Waters on industrial pollution

Industry still dumping pollution into Florida waterways: report

In less than 2 years industrial facilities dumped more pollution than allowed into Florida waters 270 times; that’s according to a new report from the Environment Florida Research & Policy Center called Troubled Waters. During...
Center for Biological Diversity

Could Floridians vote on a drilling ban in state waters?

There is one possible amendment up for consideration by the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission that would ban all fossil fuel drilling in Florida waters; our guest in the studio was Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director of the...
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Judge rules against environmentalists on Florida phosphate mining

A federal judge has ruled in favor of phosphate mining in Florida and against a coalition of environmental groups trying to slow the expansion of mining in West Central Florida. WMNF News interviewed Jaclyn Lopez,...
Mosaic phosphate

Environmentalists will sue if Corps permits Florida phosphate mining

Four environmental groups have put the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on notice that they’ll sue if the Corps follows through with authorizing phosphate mining on more than 50,000 acres of land in Central Florida....

Women’s Show – Florida Phosphates and the new National Museum of African American History and Culture 9/22

Have you been following the massive sinkhole – just 30 miles east of Tampa in New Wales? JACLYN LOPEZ, Florida Director, Staff Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity. Jacki thinks Florida may be beginning to wake...
Center for Biological Diversity

Enviro groups sue feds to stop oil exploration in Florida’s Big Cypress

Several environmental groups are suing the National Park Service to stop oil and gas exploration in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve. Jaclyn Lopez is Florida director of the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the...

Center for Biological Diversity warns of climate crisis effects on Florida wildlife

Center for Biological Diversity warns of climate crisis effects on Florida wildlife

Loggerhead sea turtles handed nearly 700 miles of critical habitat by feds

Loggerhead sea turtles handed nearly 700 miles of critical habitat by feds

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