Month: December 2015

The Truth About Water Quality

How often have we seen it? An ecosystem is impacted by countless factors — often more than can actually be identified, much less quantified, yet environmental special interests try to designate a single villain and punish that villain. Their assignment of blame isn’t based on science or proportionate responsibility. Rather, it’s based on a political agenda. On a global scale, just look at “climate change”. Any credible scientist will tell you that, to the extent man is causing climate shifts, the contributing factors are many. Automobiles, clearing forests, replacing grass with concrete, livestock, running air conditioners, generating electricity…They are all impacting the atmosphere, along with myriad other activities. However, when it comes time to assign blame — and impose the costs of fixing it, the politicians and their supporters in the environmental community direct their ire and their advocacy at a single group of “bad guys”. In the case of climate change, the bad guys are those who use coal to generate electricity. They are an easy target, and have deep pockets. To those of us in South Florida, this kind of political targeting is a familiar story. For decades, the state and federal governments, private landowners, farmers, municipalities, businesses, environmentalists and water managers have been engaged in a massive effort to restore the Everglades and critical estuaries. The magnitude and breadth of that effort has long been based...

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Florida Political News is out! Edition of 31 December 2015

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Senator seeks tougher laws for refusing DUI tests

newsherald.com – TALLAHASSEE — A Republican senator is seeking to toughen laws for motorists who refuse to take tests aimed at determining whether they have driven drunk. Senate Rules Chairman David Simmons, R-Alta… Tweeted by @The_News_Herald https://twitter.com/The_News_Herald/status/681879595692519426 Powered by...

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