GREEN-WASHED BEHIND THE GILLS

From: Folio Weekly

“I can’t be the only one who does a double-take when I hear what sounds like the strains of “It ain’t easy being green” from the guy whose state DEP’s “non-enforcement posture” led it to bring 81 percent fewer cases against polluters in 2016 than it had in 2010 and, in 2015, to collect the lowest amount in fines from polluters in 28 years, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which concluded that, “In Florida, anti-pollution efforts have [become] so contracted that they are on life support.””

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