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CBS2 Demanding Answers: City Says It's Not Responsible For Staten Island Backyard Sinkhole

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Staten Island man said a sinkhole caused by a broken pipe is threatening his home, but the city said it is not their problem. 305 more words

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House Backs High-Profile Drilling, 'Uber' Bills

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – After an intense debate spread over two days, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would revamp regulation of the controversial oil and gas drilling process known as “fracking.” 831 more words

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DEP Needs to Do Its Job Clearing Jerome Park Reservoir Sidewalk

Those of us who live around the Jerome Park Reservoir probably know that most of that 2-mile-long public sidewalk has not been dug out after the historic snowstorm. 344 more words

State conservation lands bill watched warily by environmentalists

A bill aimed at better managing state lands, including Florida’s 174 state parks, cleared a House committee Wednesday amid cautions from environmentalists.

The legislation (CS/HB 1075) proposes a host of new standards for overseeing, acquiring and disposing of state lands and is supported by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection. 164 more words

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State conservation lands bill watched warily by environmentalists

A bill aimed at better managing state lands, including Florida’s 174 state parks, cleared a House committee Wednesday amid cautions from environmentalists.

The legislation (CS/HB 1075) proposes a host of new standards for overseeing, acquiring and disposing of state lands and is supported by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection. 164 more words

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Springs Backers Seek Water Policy Changes

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – An advocacy group for Florida’s natural springs has outlined concerns with a major water-policy bill that is expected to be quickly approved during the upcoming 2016 legislative session. 775 more words

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Opponents Say State's Clean Water Proposal Isn't Good Enough

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — More than two years in the making, the House and Senate will take up a statewide water-policy proposal after the 2016 legislative session goes through its opening rituals. 933 more words

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