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.
Two state agencies -- one independent, the other under the governor -- take very different approaches to climate change, demonstrating how politics can trump science in Florida.
An email exchange among Florida Department of Environmental Protection employees responding to a media request to talk about sea-level rise hints that the department had a message that had to be adhered to when it came to the cause.
Employees from the Department of Transportation, Department of Health and South Florida Water Management District say they were told not to use “climate change” and “global warming.”
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Tristram Korten was on "To the Point" and "Here and Now" for his story about Florida's ban on the terms "global warming" and "climate change."