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EPA disputes Free Market Florida claims, says water rules will save state money ‘in the long run’

By | 02.13.12 | 11:28 am

In a new statement to The Florida Independent, the EPA defends its Florida-specific water pollution rules against charges in a new ad by the group Free Market Florida that the standards will cost the state “billions” and “eliminate 14,000 farming jobs.” Instead, according to the EPA, the regulations will ”save Florida money in the long run.”

Study: Everglades pythons wiping out other animals

By | 01.30.12 | 4:43 pm

According to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ever-proliferating pythons in the Florida Everglades appear to be wiping out large numbers of small mammals.

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