Florida Senate passes bill requiring prompt pollution notice

Associated Press by Anna Ceballos April 19, 2017 The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would require the state Department of Environmental Protection to promptly notify the public after a pollution spill occurs. The Senate bill (SB 532) cleared
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Florence Snyder: Ain’t no Sunshine where Scott’s gone

Just in time for Sunshine Week, Tampa Bay Times environmental reporter Craig Pittman reminds us how focused, how ruthless, how relentless Gov. Rick Scott’s flacks are in their taxpayer-financed efforts to keep information out of the hands of taxpayers. Florida
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Gwen Graham still not satisfied about Mosaic sinkhole situation after receiving DEP records

by Florida Politics’ Mitch Perry November 17, 2016 U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham is speaking out critically about the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, after she reviewed public records regarding the massive sinkhole at Mosaic’s facility in Polk County. “Unless there
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Gwen Graham blasts Rick Scott and DEP for delay in public records request on sinkhole spill

November 4, 2016 – Florida Politics by Mitch Perry Six weeks after first requesting public records pertaining to the leak of contaminated water that occurred at a massive sinkhole at Mosaic’s New Wales Facility at the Hillsborough/Polk county line in August, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham says
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Questions raised about pollution notification plan

October 26, 2016 – News 4 Jax by Ryan Ray, The News Service of Florida Representatives of utility companies and municipalities told environmental regulators this week they are concerned that a proposed pollution-notification rule could place excessive reporting burdens on
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Giant, radioactive sinkhole kept secret for weeks

October 1, 2016 – Orlando Sentinel by Scott Maxwell If you’ve ever watched bad science-fiction movies, you know that when you combine two terrifying things, you get one even more-terrifying thing. Like a sharktopus, sharknado or even an atomic twister.
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Graham Requests Sinkhole Records From Governor

September 29, 2016 – Gwen Graham Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – In reaction to Governor Rick Scott’s office claiming they weren’t made aware of a sinkhole dumping toxic water into Florida’s aquifer for weeks, Representative Gwen Graham is expanding a
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