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Jennifer Rubiello

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Fracking ban fails in Florida Legislature

A statewide fracking ban bill failed again this year in the Florida Legislature; we heard why and found out what its chances are for next year on MidPoint Monday. WMNF spoke with Jennifer Rubiello, state...
Karl Nurse no fracking

Fracking banned in Pinellas County, Florida

The Pinellas County Commission has outlawed fracking within the county limits. The oil and gas drilling technique is also known as hydraulic fracturing and critics, like Environment Florida director Jennifer Rubiello, say it’s dangerous for...
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Wastewater discharged into Tampa Bay and other Pinellas waters

Because of flooding from Tropical Storm Colin this week several cities in Pinellas County urged residents to stop using the sewer systems and had to release partially treated wastewater into the open water. Beginning at...
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Fracking opponents will bring their protest to Florida legislators

This session the Florida Legislature is considering bills to regulate fracking. This week the Senate Environmental Protection and Conservation Committee advanced a bill that prohibits local governments from banning the controversial oil and natural gas drilling...
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Should fracking be banned in Florida?

On MidPoint we looked at hydraulic fracturing in Florida and citizens’ efforts to stop it; joining us on the phone from southwest Florida was Dr. Karen Dwyer, co-founder of the Stonecrab Alliance, an environmental advocacy group. Our in-studio...

Environment Florida applauds new EPA clean water rule

Environment Florida applauds new EPA clean water rule

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