Florida Phoenix

DEP Secretary Valenstein resigns; says he will continue to work in ‘environmental community’

by Florida Phoenix | May 27, 2021
“Noah Valenstein, secretary of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection, announced his resignation Thursday, effective on Friday, June 4. “Inasmuch as part of his tenure involved working in the Scott administration, perhaps his biggest accomplishment was preventing the ...

Coalition of environmental, health, and union activists mount challenges to radioactive-roads policy

by Florida Phoenix | December 22, 2020
“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn a lawsuit and an administrative challenge over its decision to allow use of a radioactive byproduct of fertilizer production to pave roads. In its administrative challenge filed on Dec. 18, the center, backed by organizations ...
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