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Fracking ban advances in Florida Senate, environmentalists warn it doesn’t go far enough

Ron DeSantis’ call to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves injecting large volumes of fluids into rock formations at a “high rate” of pressure to help release natural gas and oil. Sen …

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‘Fracking’ Ban Advances In The Florida Senate Amid Concerns

Sen. Doug Broxson, a Gulf Breeze Republican who voted for the proposal, expressed concern that the ban could impact the industry. Broxson noted that while the fracking technique has not been …

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Florida Senate fracking bill draws criticism

The definition would not prohibit a technique called “matrix acidizing,” which utilizes many of the same chemicals used in the fracking process and dissolves rocks with acid instead of fracturing them …

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Florida Senate considering adding Everglades protections to controversial anti-fracking bill

The definition would not prohibit a technique called “matrix acidizing,” which utilizes many of the same chemicals used in the fracking process and dissolves rocks with acid instead of fracturing them …

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Florida Public Service Commission Opens The Floodgates For Solar Leases

Florida residents have a new option for going green with their electricity as the Florida Public Service Commission approved Tesla’s SolarLease option today. The ruling came after a long debate over the program to determine if it represented the sale of electricity to consumers, which is not allowed

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More oil drilling proposed for southern Florida

But with or without fracking, environmentalists oppose the Florida projects … where it would be loaded onto barges for transport to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico. He said it shouldn’t be difficul…

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Florida Government Publicly Takes Step to Ban Fracking in Florida

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection should begin the rulemaking process immediately and be sure to prohibit all forms of fracking including hydraulic fracturing, matrix acidizing and ac…

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How Florida Democratic candidates stand on environmental issues

She doesn’t support off-shore oil drilling on the Gulf or Atlantic coasts and plans to ban fracking. A champion of initiatives to combat climate change, Graham vows to add Florida to the Climate Allia…

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Florida County Goes To Court Over “Acid Fracking” Near Everglades

“Florida County Goes To Court Over ‘Acid Fracking’ Near Everglades.” He reports: In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many diff…

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An ocean dead zone the size of Florida was just discovered in the Arabian Sea, and it could have ‘dire consequences’ for humanity

Researchers measured the world’s largest ‘dead zone’ in the Arabian Sea. It’s the size of Florida. Dead zones are areas of the ocean with low oxygen that can no longer support marine life. It’s caused by warming oceans and agricultural runoff. “The ocean …

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