Gov.-elect Rick Scott (Pic via Facebook)

Gov.-elect Rick Scott has made a last-minute attempt to push for a delay in implementing new water quality standards throughout the state, sending a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson that outlines his concerns that new nutrient criteria “will impose substantial regulatory and economic consequences on Floridians.” #

November 12, 2010 #

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