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News Release | Environment Florida Research and Policy Center

FWC protections for key fish habitat a ‘step forward’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--In an important step for the health of the Florida Keys reef system, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Friday that they will create a four-month fishing closure of the Western Dry Rocks.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. officially rejoins the international Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON -- The United States officially rejoined the international Paris Agreement on Friday. The act brings America back into a key accord aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. 

Environment America had called on Biden to prioritize rejoining the Paris Agreement on his first day in office in the "First Things to Fix" report. The report presented 20 actions for the Biden administration to undertake in early days of office to undo the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental laws and protections.

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News Release | Environment Florida Research and Policy Center

Report: Ocean protections can help marine life bounce back

St. Petersburg, Florida. -- Florida’s own Dry Tortugas National Park is an example of ocean protection done right, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment Florida Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group.

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Report | Environment Florida Research and Policy Center

A Path to Cleaner Water

America’s waterways are a national asset. They are the places we swim on hot summer days, kayak with friends and family, spend a relaxing day fishing, and so much more. Yet billions of gallons of stormwater runoff and sewage overflows continue to pollute our rivers, lakes and coastal waters. As a result, all too often our beaches are unsafe for swimming, communities are flooded with sewage, and toxic algal outbreaks threaten wildlife and public health.

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America’s clean energy revolution | Johanna Neumann

What does the combination of the Biden presidency, a Republican-controlled Senate and a Democratic-controlled House mean for the future of America’s energy policy?

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