Category Archives: Fisheries

Don’t Fall for DEP’s Pandering to Polluters Says Former DEP Attorney

On Tuesday, January 10th, the Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee will meet and discuss DEP’s proposed Human Health Toxics Criteria.  The controversial regulations are languishing in the bowels of …

FL-CWN to EPA: FL TOXICS RULE IS JUST TOO RISKY!!!

October 13, 2016 Hon. Gina McCarthy,  Administrator                                                                                           U.S. Environmental Protection Agency                                                                                         Mail Code1101A                                                                                                                        1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.                                                                                       Washington, D.C. 20460                                                                                   McCarthy.gina@epa.gov Hon. Heather McTeer Toney, Regional Administrator                                                                 U.S. Environmental Protection …

DEP’S RAT NEST – RUNNING FOR COVER

Dear Friends of Florida’s Waters – The hearing on DEP’s efforts to dismiss all four petitioners who are challenging the proposed human health based toxics criteria was held last Wednesday …

SEMINOLE TRIBE DRAWS THE FIRST LINE IN THE SAND – FILES MOTION TO DISMISS DEP’S “INCOMPREHENSIBLE” RULE

Events are moving along quickly in the mega-match between the Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (Don’t Expect Protection) and the four petitioners (Seminole Tribe, City of Miami, Martin County and …

DEP RUNNING IN CIRCLES – TRYING TO QUASH CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN SETTING FLORIDA’S WATER QUALITY STANDARDS!

Dear Friends of Florida’s Waters: You would think that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would expect some feedback, even outrage, over their current efforts to allow more cancer-causing …

Miami Joins Seminole Battle Against DEP’s Human Health Toxics Rule

Dear Friends of Florida’s Waters: I’ve started on an update several times over the past week and each time, there was new information flowing in that made me start over. …

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN TOXICS RULE – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR US!!!

  Dear Friends of Florida’s Waters – This afternoon we received great news from the Seminole Nation in South Florida. They have petitioned for an administrative hearing at the Division …

Experimenting With Toxics in our Waters is Too Risky says Former DEP Attorney

Dear ERC Commissioners: My name is Randall Denker and I am a former DEP enforcement attorney. I have been practicing environmental law all over the state of Florida for nearly …

MOST IMPORTANT MEETING OF 2016!

Dear Friends of Florida’s Waters: Even as many Floridians are facing toxic algal blooms in nearby waters, the Florida DEP is rushing to get approval before the Florida Environmental Regulation …

Say NO! to Rick Scott’s Cancer Lottery for Florida’s Waters. Please sign on to our comment letter!!

To sign on to the letter below, send an email with your name and city to llyoung2@earthlink.net.  Thank you!!! Linda   June 2, 2016 Eric Shaw, Environmental Manager Standards Development …


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