MidPoint: SB 540 The Sprawl Bill of 2023

SB 540, is the worst environmental law of the 2023 legislative session. It will have a serious negative impact on the quality of life of Florida residents according to representatives of the 1000 Friends of...
Florida sprawl

Florida Legislature makes it more difficult for residents to challenge comp plan changes; environmentalists call it a “sprawl bill”

Amid objections from environmental groups, the Florida House gave final approval to a "sprawl bill" that would make it more expensive for Floridians to challenge changes to comprehensive growth-management plans.

Water issues plague the Tampa Bay region

From low water pressure in south Hillsborough County caused by rapid development to a massive fish kill in Pinellas County waters caused by Red Tide, and the Piney Point disaster in April where a long...
Les Miller

Hillsborough looks at smart ways to grow

Population growth and development continue to expand in Hillsborough County, especially in what used to be the sparsely-populated “south county;” so County Commissioners want to find out the best way to grow in order to...

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