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Florida rejects oil drilling proposal in Big Cypress Swamp

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection rejected a proposal to drill an oil well in Big Cypress Swamp in Collier County.
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Judge rules against oil drilling plan in Florida’s Big Cypress

A judge backed the Department of Environmental Protection’s denial of a plan to drill an oil well in Florida's Big Cypress.
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A Florida panhandle county could grant access for onshore oil and gas drilling

In December the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Oil & Gas Program issued “Final Permits” to Cholla Petroleum for six exploratory oil & gas wells. They would be located between the Apalachicola River, Dead Lakes...
Hands Across the Sand opposition to drilling and fracking

Hands Across the Sand 2018 preview

Every spring, beach lovers across Florida – and in other parts of the world – gather to hold Hands Across the Sand to oppose offshore oil and gas drilling. Jana Wiggins is a volunteer with...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on oil drilling off Florida

Zinke: “no new oil and gas platforms off the coast of Florida”

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said again Thursday that there will be no new oil and gas platforms off the state of Florida; his position on drilling off the coasts of Florida has been confusing this...

Proposed oil drilling project near Everglades gets green light

Proposed oil project in South Florida gets green light

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