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Study: Florida Not Regulating Hazardous Waste Polluters

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is not enforcing laws against companies responsible for hazardous materials pollution or collecting the fines it could from polluters, according to a study released Thursday by an environmental group.
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Big Energy Pours $1.9 Million Into Anti-Solar Group

Utility companies operating in Florida have donated more than $1.9 million to the misleadingly named Consumers for Smart Solar, a political action committee set up to oppose a ballot initiative that would allow for third-party sales of rooftop solar energy.
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Sunshine State Still Has Shadows Over Open Records Laws

Florida earned a score of 61 (D-), tying it for 30th among 50 in the ranking and assessment of state government accountability and transparency by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity.
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The Big Business of Legal Marijuana

Investors of all varieties are starting to look at marijuana as less of a stoner's fad and more of a serious business venture.